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Nov 29, 2022

Federación Hispana celebra aprobación de la ley de Respeto al Matrionio en el senado

La aprobación bipartidista de la Ley de Respeto al Matrimonio es exactamente la clase de acción unificadora que este país necesita. Esta legislación acoge a la comunidad LGBTQ+ y garantiza la igualdad para las parejas del mismo sexo que eligen casarse, enviando un mensaje contundente en todo el país de que no se tolerará el odio.
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Nov 29, 2022

Hispanic Federation Celebrates Senate’s Passage of the Respect for Marriage Act

The bipartisan passage of the Respect for Marriage Act is exactly the type of unifying action this country needs. This legislation embraces the LGBTQ+ community and ensures equality for same-sex couples who choose to marry, sending a resounding message across the country that hate will not be tolerated.
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Nov 20, 2022

Hispanic Federation Mourns Senseless Death of LGBTQ+ Community Members in Colorado, Calls for Gun Reform and Equality Act

Hispanic Federation’s President and CEO Frankie Miranda issued the following statement regarding the LGBTQ+ nightclub shooting in Colorado that killed at least 5 people and injured 18.
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Nov 17, 2022

Alliance for Access to Essential Reproductive Health Celebrates Vote Protecting Reproductive Justice in Puerto Rico

Following a vote in the Puerto Rico House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee against four bills that would restrict or ban abortion services on November 15, 2022, the Alliance for Access to Essential Reproductive Health issued the statements directly below. The Alliance for Access to Essential Reproductive Health is a coalition of reproductive health advocates and Latino-serving organizations that led a months-long campaign urging the Puerto Rico House of Representatives to vote down the bills.
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Nov 16, 2022

Statement from Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda Regarding the Senate’s Crucial Step to Pass the Respect for Marriage Act

“At a time when members of the U.S. Supreme Court are set on rolling back decades of precedent – as they did with Roe v. Wade – Hispanic Federation applauds this bipartisan first step in Congress to protect, defend, and ensure equality for same-sex and interracial couples who choose to marry.
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Nov 9, 2022

Statement from Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda Regarding NYC Ballot Measures

Communities across the five boroughs have spoken, and they resoundingly voted to create a fairer and more equitable city. COVID-19 laid bare decades of inequities that plague our city. Latino and Black communities were at the frontlines of the pandemic and faced higher death and infection rates from the virus.
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Nov 9, 2022

Statement from Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda Regarding Election Day

Election Day has once again exemplified how the Latino community is not a monolith, but a mosaic of different cultures, ideas, and identities. Latinos are not squarely blue or red, they are driven to the ballot box by a variety of issues that affect Americans from all walks of life.
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Oct 17, 2022

Hispanic Federation, Partners to Provide One-Time $600 Payments to 62,900 Farmworkers, Meatpacking Workers Through New USDA Relief Grant

Hispanic Federation, the nation’s leading network of Latino community-based organizations, will provide one-time direct relief payments of $600 to 62,900 qualifying farmworkers and meatpacking workers, thanks to a two-year, $44.3 million grant administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service.
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Oct 6, 2022

With Fifth Circuit Court Decision Keeping DACA at Risk, Hispanic Federation Urges Congress to Deliver Permanent Protections for Undocumented Immigrants

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Texas v. United States affirms that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful, sending the case back to the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Texas for further review in light of the Biden administration’s new DACA rule.
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Oct 5, 2022

Hispanic Federation Announces $100,000 Relief Fund to Support Hurricane Fiona Recovery in the Dominican Republic

Hispanic Federation (HF) announced an immediate $100,000 emergency assistance fund to support NGOs in the Dominican Republic that are providing life-saving assistance to Dominicans most affected by Hurricane Fiona.
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Oct 4, 2022

Hispanic Federation Celebrates Critical Step to Lower Overtime Threshold for New York Farmworkers

Hispanic Federation applauds Commissioner Roberta Reardon and Governor Hochul’s landmark decision to accept the Farm Laborers Wage Board recommendation to lower the overtime threshold to 40 hours per week over the course of 10 years. Although a decade to get to 40 hours for overtime is a long road ahead, the reduction of four hours every two years until 2032 will lead to significant change in the lives of our farmworkers and their families in New York State.
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Oct 4, 2022

Hispanic Federation Announces Over 10,000 People Trained to Tackle 21st Century Jobs, Close Digital Skills Gap in Latino Community

Hispanic Federation (HF) announced that their Latino Digital Accelerator Program–which is designed to support a network of Latino-led and -serving nonprofits providing Latino jobseekers the skills they need to secure meaningful jobs in the digital economy–has served 10,598 people in its first 18 months of operation.
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Oct 4, 2022

Hispanic Federation Awards $100k for vulnerable communities affected by Hurricane Ian

The Hispanic Federation has created an initial $100,000 fund for community-based organizations providing goods and services to vulnerable communities affected by Hurricane Ian.
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Sep 20, 2022

Exactly Five Years after Hurricane Maria - and New Devastation from Hurricane Fiona - Hispanic Federation Calls on Congress and the Biden Administration to “Take Action for Puerto Rico!”

Exactly five years after Hurricane Maria caused catastrophic damages to Puerto Rico, and as the island is facing another severe weather emergency from Hurricane Fiona, Hispanic Federation continued the Take Action For Puerto Rico! campaign in a press conference today near the U.S. Capitol.
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Sep 14, 2022

Hispanic Federation, Lin-Manuel Miranda Announce Coffee Production in Puerto Rico to Surpass Pre-Hurricane Maria Levels for First Time

Marking the five-year remembrance of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, Hispanic Federation, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Luis A. Miranda Jr., corporate and philanthropic partners held a press conference in Puerto Rico and announced that coffee production on the island will surpass pre-hurricane levels for the first time.
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Aug 25, 2022

“La Voz de mi Gente,” campaign includes partnerships with local organizations and businesses including Compare Foods Charlotte

As the midterm approaches and as the Latino community continues to be disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, inflation, and attacks on civil rights, Hispanic Federation and its partners launched an aggressive and culturally competent campaign to mobilize Latino voters across the state.
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Aug 25, 2022

New DACA Regulation is a Step Forward, But Congress Must Pass Permanent Protections Without Further Delay

Hispanic Federation welcomes the Biden administration’s new rule for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which codifies the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) memo that created the program in 2012.
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Aug 17, 2022

Hispanic Federation Announces $100,000 Fund to Support Migrants Arriving in New York

As Texas Governor Abbott continues his political stunt busing immigrants from the Texas border to New York City, Hispanic Federation has created an initial $100,000 fund for community-based organizations that are working on the frontlines and supporting these migrants.
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Aug 9, 2022

Hispanic Federation Applauds the Senate’s Passage of Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Hispanic Federation congratulates Senate Democrats for passing the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, historic legislation that is critical for addressing the major challenges that Latino families and all Americans face in healthcare and climate. Hispanic Federation urges the House to swiftly pass the legislation and send it to President Biden for signature.
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Aug 3, 2022

Hispanic Federation: A 3 años desde el tiroteo en El Paso, se debe hacer más para abordar el odio y la violencia con armas de fuego.

“Hace tres años, en El Paso, una ciudad compuesta por un 81,5% de latinos y considerada en gran medida como una de las ciudades más seguras de nuestro país, un joven ingresó a El Paso Walmart y sin piedad disparó y mató a 23 almas inocentes e hirió a otras 24 durante la masacre.
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