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Apr 10, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on the Resignation of DHS Secretary Kristjen Nielson

Hispanic Federation issued the following statement on the resignation of DHS Secretary Kristjen Nielson
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Apr 8, 2019

Oprah Winfrey Commits $2 million to Puerto Rico’s Revitalization Efforts and Arts Community

Today, the Hispanic Federation (HF) and the Flamboyan Arts Fund announced a $2 million commitment from global media leader and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey to aid in the revitalization of Puerto Rico.
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Apr 1, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on Census Day of Action

Hispanic Federation President, José Calderón, issued the following statement on the national Census Day of Action and the role the Latino community can play in shaping the country’s political future.
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Mar 29, 2019

Hispanic Federation Condemns Trump Administrations Latest Effort to Abuse Immigrant Children

Hispanic Federation, the nation’s leading Latino nonprofit membership organization, today condemned the Trump Administration’s latest efforts to deport unaccompanied minors in violation of federal law.
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Mar 28, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump's Comments About Puerto Rico Relief Aid

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement in response to President Trump's recent comments and opposition to provide Puerto Rico with the disaster relief aid it needs.
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Mar 18, 2019

Poderosa iniciativa para unir esfuerzos de la reconstrucción de viviendas, abogacías colectiva, y trabajo legal comunitario en Puerto Rico

Hispanic Federation diseña sólida estrategia con sus socios Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico y Fundación Fondo para la Justicia.
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Mar 18, 2019

Powerful Initiative to Merge Efforts in the Reconstruction of Homes, Collective Advocacy, and Community Legal Assistance in Puerto Rico

Hispanic Federation designs comprehensive strategy with partners Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico and Fundación fondo para la Justicia.
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Mar 16, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on New Zealand Massacre

The massacre yesterday at the Al Noor and Linwood Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand was an abhorrent attack on Muslim men, women, and children.
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Mar 15, 2019

Hispanic Federation Names New Florida Director As Organization Continues to Expand Services Across Central Florida

Today, the Hispanic Federation announced that Yanidsi Velez will assume the role of Florida Director effectively immediately.
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Mar 13, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on the Dream and Promise Act of 2019

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement regarding the Dream and Promise Act of 2019.
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Feb 21, 2019

Civil Rights Leader and Advocate Brent Wilkes Joins Hispanic Federation as Senior Vice President for Institutional Development

Hispanic Federation is pleased to announce the hiring of Brent Wilkes as its new Senior Vice President for Institutional Development, effective February 18, 2019.
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Feb 20, 2019

The University of Puerto Rico and Hispanic Federation Join in an Effort to Foster Emotional Well-being in Puerto Rico

With a $1.2 million grant from the Hispanic Federation, the UPR-RP will offer mental health services across the island through the PATRIA Project.
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Feb 16, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration to Secure Funding for Border Wall

President Trump continues to lie shamelessly to the American people. His deep contempt of immigrants from Latin America has moved him to fabricate a national emergency to achieve his campaign promise of building a wall at our southern border.
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Feb 15, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on the Appointment of Félix Matos Rodríguez as the Eighth Chancellor of the City University of New York

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement regarding the appointment of Félix Matos Rodríguez as the first Latino chancellor of the City University of New York.
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Feb 6, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued today the following statement regarding President Trump's State of the Union address.
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Jan 24, 2019

Hispanic Federation Celebrates Passage of the New York DREAM Act

We commend New York lawmakers for passing legislation that allows undocumented youth to access state financial aid programs.
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Jan 20, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump’s Government Shutdown “Offer”

Holding Dreamers Hostage for a $5.7 billion wall is unacceptable.
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Jan 15, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on Census Citizenship Question Court Decision

Hispanic Federation commends federal court ruling striking down the Trump administration’s attempt to dilute the 2020 Census count.
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Jan 11, 2019

Hispanic Federation Condemns President Trump’s Reported Plan to Utilize Disaster Relief Funding for Border Wall

We denounce immoral and callous proposal that would strip funding from Americans rebuilding lives and communities.
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Jan 9, 2019

Hispanic Federation Condena el Discurso sobre el Muro Fronterizo del Presidente Trump

En su discurso en horario estelar a la nación anoche, el presidente Trump eligió una vez más usar su oficina para avivar las llamas de la xenofobia, el miedo y la división. Él ha desarrollado su carrera política basándose en una retórica antiinmigrante incendiaria y sin fundamentos, y esta noche se aseguró de tocar todos sus alarmistas éxitos favoritos.
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