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Get Schooled at Hispanic Ed Summit PDF Print E-mail

Interested in learning how we can close the Latino education gap? Come join our call to action as we bring together leaders from all sectors for a one-day summit at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City on Friday, September 12th highlighting best practices and successful models advancing Hispanic educational attainment and opportunities.

Workshop sessions will feature the following topics: Family Engagement; The Common Core Standards; Early Childhood Education; Community Schools; Excellence in English Language Learners (ELL) Programs; Middle Schools and Drop-Out Prevention Strategies; and College Preparation, Persistence and Graduation Success Stories.

President's Message: 8.21.14 PDF Print E-mail

This Op-Ed was co-written with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and published in The Huffington Post on Thursday, August 14, 2014.

The arrival of more than 50,000 unaccompanied children at our Southern border since last October has created a humanitarian crisis. In government offices and policy circles in Washington, and in state capitals nationwide, people are dissecting the laws, procedures and politics of dealing with this crisis. The central issue in this crisis is that many of these children are fleeing horrific conditions: vicious persecution and violence, including murder, rape, and torture.

Get Up, Get Moving (and Get Down!) with HF PDF Print E-mail

There are few things better than a Latino community block party - especially a really large one! The warmth and cadence of the people...the food...the music, make it just about irresistible. And when you couple that in with a health focus, then you have something really special. That's why we're so excited to be presenting our 8th annual Vive Tu Vida! Get UP! Get Moving! (GUGM) health expo at the "Carnival de la Cultura Latina" in Corona, Queens. The festival and health expo will be held on Sunday, September 21st from noon to 6 p.m. More  than 2,000 people are expected to be in attendance this year.

HF Advocates for Hispanic Community on Capitol Hill PDF Print E-mail

Hispanic Federation and member agency leaders were on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. recently for the organization’s 2nd Annual D.C. Advocacy Summit.

As Congress prepares for the Mid-Term Election in November, members met with our leadership to discuss critical issues that impact the Latino community including immigration reform, voting rights, and the environment.

HF Assisting New Yorkers with Health Insurance Enrollment PDF Print E-mail

Need Health Insurance? We can help you find out if you are eligible through the New York State of Health Marketplace.

Hispanic Federation, one of the funded agencies by the New York Department of Health, is providing assistance to New York residents with the enrollment process in the New York State of Health Marketplace for Medicaid, Child Health Plus, and Qualified Health Plans. HF is also helping small businesses in New York with enrollment process in the New York State of Health Marketplace for Qualified Health Plans for Employers and Employees.

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