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HF Partners with CUNY and Univision to Help Latino Families Prepare for College Success PDF Print E-mail

We know all too well that the overwhelming majority of Latino parents want and expect their children to do well in school and to attend college, but far too few understand the steps and tasks needed to prepare for college. This Spring, HF partnered with CUNY's Director of Admissions Richard Alvarez and his team to launch borough-wide Pathways College Readiness trainings with Latino families. These FREE sessions were open to all, and provided hundreds of parents and students with information on the common core standards, high school graduation requirements, the SAT, applying to college, and how to access financial aid.

Earth Day 2015: Raising our Environmental Voice PDF Print E-mail

April 22, known as “Earth Day,” marks the birth of the U. S. environmental movement, launched in 1970 when an estimated 20 million Americans took to the streets to support a healthy and sustainable environment. Earth Day is widely credited with propelling the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Clean Air, Clean Water and Endangered Species acts.

Over many decades, Hispanics have shown a similar groundswell of support for a sustainable environment. Spearheaded by pioneering Latino environmental justice agencies, Latino communities locally and nationally have come together to prevent and mitigate the impact of natural catastrophes brought on by man-made climate change, such as the unprecedented drought in California and the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.  In fact, polling proves that Latinos care more about climate change than most other communities.

Hispanic Federation Celebrates 25 Years at Top Benefit Gala for the Latino Community PDF Print E-mail

Hispanic Federation (HF), the nation’s premiere Latino nonprofit membership organization, celebrated its 25th Anniversary on April 8th, 2015,  at a star-studded Annual Benefit Gala and welcomed more than 800 of the nation’s leading public officials, community leaders, media celebrities, and corporate elites to support programs and services for the Latino community. Some notable honorees and supporters included: legendary actress Rita Moreno, Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda, representatives from Pfizer, Grupo Salinas Founder Ricardo Salinas, and former HF President and Coca-Cola’s Lillian Rodriguez-Lopez.

The annual gala brings together some of the nation’s most influential leaders to support the Hispanic Federation’s programs and services, which are geared towards strengthening Hispanic families and a network of 100 Latino nonprofits. The Federation raised $1.5 million at the event.

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$25 for 25 Years! PDF Print E-mail


JOIN HF’s $25FOR25 Years Campaign!

This month, HF is launching a one-of-a-kind digital community fundraising campaign $25FOR25 Years Campaign with the goal of raising $25,000 culminating with our signature fundraising event of the year, HF’s 25th Anniversary Gala on Wednesday, April 8th at the Waldorf Astoria.  You can give to our $25FOR25 Years Campaign via various HF social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @ #HF25FOR25.

HF Annual Gala 2015 25th Anniversary Celebration PDF Print E-mail

2015 HF Annual Gala

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