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Sep 15, 2020

Hispanic Federation urges US Senate to pass 2020 Census Deadline Extension Act

Today, Hispanic Federation, one of the nation’s leading organizations dedicated to supporting and empowering the Hispanic community, offered its strong support of the bipartisan 2020 Census Deadline Extension Act, introduced by Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) which would restore the 2020 Census field count operation deadline to October 31, 2020.
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Sep 10, 2020

Local News Stations Help Drive Census Effort With Only 20 Days Left in Count

It was a busy night for volunteers staffing the Census Hotline at the Hispanic Federation, as thousands of phone calls came in during a virtual Census phone bank the organization held in partnership with eight ABC Owned Television Stations around the country.
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Aug 20, 2020

Hispanic Federation Statement on Comments Allegedly Made by President Trump Regarding Puerto Rico

Hispanic Federation President Frankie Miranda issued the following statement on comments allegedly made by President Trump regarding Puerto Rico
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Aug 10, 2020

Hispanic Federation Joins Puerto Ricans In Demanding Accountability for Primary Election Chaos Caused By Insufficient Ballots

Hispanic Federation and other civic groups are demanding transparency and accountability for the turmoil that erupted Sunday in Puerto Rico when thou-sands of voters were denied their right to vote in the island’s primary election because several precincts did not receive ballots.
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Aug 5, 2020

Hispanic Federation Rejects U.S. Census Bureau’s Decision To Move Up Data Gathering Deadline to Sept. 30

Hispanic Federation, which is conducting a robust Census participation campaign, reaching more than one million people in Latino and immigrant communities across the nation, strongly opposes the U.S. Census Bureau’s plans to end data collection for the 2020 Decennial Census on September 30, a month earlier than previously announced.
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Jul 30, 2020

Hispanic Federation Awards $3.6M in COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Grants to 173 Community-Based Organizations across the United States Mainland and Puerto Rico

The Hispanic Federation (HF) announced $3.6M in emergency grants to 173 organizations working on the frontlines in communities most affected by the coronavirus crisis.
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Jul 27, 2020

Hispanic Federation Applauds House Vote Establishing National Museum of the American Latino Within the Smithsonian Institution

As more Americans are recognizing the importance of racial and ethnic equity and representation in all institutions of our society, Hispanic Federation applauds Congress’ contribution to that effort with today’s House vote establishing the National Museum of the American Latino as part of the Smithsonian Institution.
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Jul 21, 2020

Hispanic Federation Statement on Trump’s Unconstitutional and Unenforceable Census Memorandum

Hispanic Federation President Frankie Miranda issued the following statement condemning President Trump’s latest attempt to exclude non-citizens from being counted in the 2020 Census.
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Jul 16, 2020

Hispanic Federation Joins NLCET and NHLA in Calling for Safe, Accessible Elections Amid COVID-19

Jul 10, 2020

Hispanic Federation's Statement on Goya CEO's Remarks.

Hispanic Federation issued the following statement on Goya CEO's Remarks:
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Jul 9, 2020

Hispanic Federation Board of Directors Elects Banco Popular Inc. Exec. Vice President Manuel Chinea As New Board Chairman

Hispanic Federation announces the election of Manuel Chinea of Popular Bank as chairman of the organization’s board of directors.

Jun 30, 2020

Hispanic Federation Reflects on a Pride Month Shaped by SCOTUS Decision and BLM Movement

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the fourth year since the massacre at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL, where nearly all victims were LGBTQ Latinx, and in the context of the Black Lives Matter Movement, Hispanic Federation President Frankie Miranda issued the following statement.
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Jun 19, 2020

In Unprecedented Show of Support for #BLM, Hispanic Federation Pledges Juneteenth Payroll to Groups to Promote Racial Equity

Hispanic Federation (HF), the premier Latinx membership organization which has worked since its inception in 1990 to empower and advance the Hispanic community while battling systemic racism and discrimination, is spending today, Juneteenth, addressing racist policies and practices in communities where HF employees work and live.
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Jun 18, 2020

Hispanic Federation Celebrates U.S. Supreme Court Rejection of Trump’s Plan to End DACA

By a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court found that President Trump’s attempt to end the successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was “arbitrary and capricious.”
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Jun 15, 2020

Hispanic Federation Applauds Historic U.S. Supreme Court’s Recognition of Civil Rights In the Workplace for LGBTQ Employees

In a landmark civil rights decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a vote of 6-3 that Title VII of the 1964 U.S. Civil Rights Act protects LGBTQ employees from being fired.
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Jun 5, 2020

NHLA STATEMENT IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE BLACK COMMUNITY

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda, a coalition of more than 40 of the most influential national Hispanic civil rights organizations in the country, stands shoulder to shoulder with our brothers and sisters in the Black community to fight for the rights, safety and dignity of all Black people in America, to live, to prosper, to breathe. When your community is in danger, our community is in danger. When your lives are in danger, our lives are in danger.
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Jun 4, 2020

Congress responds to HF Letter Demanding Removal of Hurdles to CARES Relief Aid

On June 3, 2020 33 members of Congress swiftly responded to Hispanic Federation’s call for action for Puerto Rico by sharing their own letter to USDE Secretary, Hon. Betsy DeVos.
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May 29, 2020

Statement on the Systemic Racism That Has Led to the Recent Deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery

Hispanic Federation President, Frankie Miranda, issued the following statement on the systemic racism that has led to the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery
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May 17, 2020

During Hispanic Federation’s “QUEERANTINE FUERZA” LATINX and LGBTQ Artists Respond to COVID-19 By Urging Communities to Register to Vote

Refusing to be silenced during the COVID-19 crisis, more than two dozen Latinx and LGBTQ artists from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Spain, Venezuela, Mexico and Argentina united through a digital arts festival on Sunday as part of Hispanic Federation’s “Queerantine Fuerza.”
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Apr 21, 2020

Hispanic Federation Denounces Trump’s Threat to Immediately Suspend Immigration to U.S.

In a social media post late Monday, the president said he would sign an executive order to temporarily suspend immigration to the U.S. because of the coronavirus and the need to “protect” US jobs. Hispanic Federation President Frankie Miranda denounced Trump’s threat in the following statement.
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