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Jul 10, 2024

Hispanic Federation and Leading Latine LGBTQ+ Advocates Rally for Congressional Action to Safeguard LGBTQ+ Rights Ahead of 2024 Elections

With over 527 anti-LGBTQ bills introduced across the U.S. in 2024, the Hispanic Federation, the nation’s premier Latine advocacy group, united with top Latine LGBTQ+ advocates, U.S. Rep Darren Soto, and U.S. Rep Mark Takano on Tuesday, July 9 to demand that Congress take action to protect LGBTQ+ rights ahead of the 2024 elections.
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Jun 21, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION LAUNCHES DEDICATED HEALTH HOTLINE FOR THE SPANISH-SPEAKING COMMUNITY IN NORTH CAROLINA

Hispanic Federation (HF), announced the launch of a new Health Hotline (NC Salud) to help the Spanish-speaking community in North Carolina access health care coverage information.
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Jun 20, 2024

UPWARDLY GLOBAL PARTNERS WITH HISPANIC FEDERATION TO EMPOWER JOB SEEKERS IN THREE MAJOR U.S. CITIES

Upwardly Global, the leading organization dismantling employment barriers for work-authorized immigrants, refugees, and asylees, is proud to announce an expansive new partnership with Hispanic Federation (HF), the nation’s premier Latino nonprofit membership organization representing more than 650 member organizations across the country and Puerto Rico.
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Jun 18, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION APPLAUDS PRESIDENT BIDEN’S EXECUTIVE ORDER THAT EXTENDS PROTECTIONS TO SPOUSES OF US CITIZENS AND EXPANDS LEGAL PATHWAYS FOR DREAMERS

Frankie Miranda, President and CEO of Hispanic Federation, issued the following statement applauding the Biden Administration’s executive orders on immigration:
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Jun 17, 2024

Hispanic Federation y Comunidades Celebran la Derrota del PC 1557

Hispanic Federation y comunidades impactadas por los alquileres a corto plazo celebraron hoy que el Senado de Puerto Rico escuchó los reclamos del pueblo al derrotar el Proyecto de la Cámara 1557 (PC 1557), que pretendía regular los Alquileres a Corto Plazo (ACP) en Puerto Rico sin proteger el derecho a la vivienda y la permanencia de las comunidades.
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Jun 4, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION REJECTS BIDEN’S EXECUTIVE ORDER AS WRONG AND MISGUIDED

President Biden has signed an executive order allowing the administration to temporarily seal the U.S. border with Mexico to migrants when crossings surge. In response, Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda issued the following statement:
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Jun 3, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION MIDWEST OFFICE CELEBRATES 2024 ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE VICTORIES

Last week, Illinois’ 2024 legislative session ended, including passing a $53.1 billion budget expected to be signed by the Governor. In response, Roberto Valdez Jr., Midwest Policy Director of Hispanic Federation, issued the following statement:
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May 20, 2024

FEDERAL COURT PERMANENTLY BLOCKS PROVISION OF FLORIDA LAW THAT TARGETED VOTER REGISTRATION AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT BY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

A federal court today permanently blocked a provision of Florida law S.B. 7050 that undermines community-based organizations performing voter registration and civic engagement.
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May 20, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION, NYC HEALTH OFFICIALS, AND COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS TEAM UP TO RID NEW YORK CITY OF VIRAL HEPATITIS

To mark National Hepatitis Awareness Month, in addition to National Hispanic Hepatitis Day Hispanic Federation (HF), the nation’s premier Latino nonprofit membership organization, together with New York City’s Department of Health, and a diverse coalition of community-based organizations teamed up for a press conference on the steps of City Hall on Thursday morning to call for increased testing, access to care, and treatment of viral hepatitis citywide.
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Apr 19, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION RAISES A RECORD OF MORE THAN $3.3 MILLION AT ANNUAL STAR-STUDDED GALA CELEBRATING LATINO CAUSES

Hispanic Federation (HF), the nation’s premier Latino nonprofit membership organization, celebrated it's annual star-studded gala at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City last night. Chaired by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the gala raised more than $3.3 million in support of Latino causes, breaking HF’s fundraising record for the third year in a row. The evening was highlighted by global superstar and multi-hyphenate icon Jennifer Lopez, who received the Premio Orgullo (Pride Award) for her exceptional talents, vision, and altruism that continue to inspire and uplift Latinos across the globe.
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Apr 4, 2024

Fueling Progress: Latino Nonprofits as Engines of Economic and Social Development

The Hispanic Federation and the RBC Foundation are joining forces to launch a landmark research initiative.
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Apr 1, 2024

Federal Trial Challenging Florida Law that Targets Voter Registration, Civic Engagement, and Political Speech Begins

With the official proceedings of the Hispanic Federation v. Byrd trial beginning today, representatives from the plaintiff organizations and legal organizations arguing the case – including Hispanic Federation, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, ACLU, and Poder Latinx – hosted a press conference to preview the status of the trial, and how the noncitizen provision is an infringement of the organization’s first amendment right.
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Mar 27, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION, PARTNERS DISTRIBUTE MORE THAN $8.2 MILLION TO NEAR 14,000 NORTH CAROLINA FARMWORKERS AND MEATPACKERS THROUGH USDA RELIEF GRANT PROGRAM

Hispanic Federation (HF) announced that they have distributed more than $8.2 million to nearly 14,000 farmworkers and meatpackers, working in North Carolina since March 2023. The payments are part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm and Food Workers Relief (FFWR) Grant program, which awarded Hispanic Federation a $44.3 million grant to distribute $600 one-time payments to farm and food workers in 17 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2023.
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Mar 8, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION COMMENDS PRESIDENT BIDEN ON ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN THE STATE OF THE UNION, BUT CAUTIONS MORE WORK REMAINS

In response to President Biden’s State of the Union Address, Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda released the following statement.
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Mar 8, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION, THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PLANNING OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, & EL ENJAMBRE COLECTIVO HOST SUMMIT RECOMMENDING MORE REGULATIONS OF SHORT-TERM RENTALS IN PUERTO RICO

Hispanic Federation (HF), the Graduate School of Planning, and El Enjambre Colectivo co-hosted a one-day event attended by more than 300 diverse community stakeholders in Puerto Rico representing multiple sectors to discuss the impact of short-term rentals (STRs) on the archipelago and the community-driven solutions that can protect and preserve communities.
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Mar 8, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION, LA ESCUELA GRADUADA DE PLANIFICACIÓN DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE PUERTO RICO, Y EL ENJAMBRE COLECTIVO ORGANIZAN ENCUENTRO PARA RECOMENDAR REGULACIONES ADICIONALES A LOS ARRENDAMIENTOS A CORTO PLAZO

Hispanic Federation (HF), la Escuela Graduada de Planificación de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, y el Enjambre Colectivo fueron co-anfitriones del evento Nos Quedamos: Alternativas Justas Para Regular Los Arrendamientos a Corto Plazo en Puerto Rico.
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Mar 1, 2024

VICTORY IN CHALLENGE AGAINST FLORIDA’S ANTI-VOTER LAW

In a significant legal victory, a federal district court has issued summary judgment in favor of voting and immigrants’ rights advocates challenging Florida SB 7050, which bars any noncitizen — regardless of lawful residence status — from working or volunteering for third-party voter registration organizations (3PVROs) who register eligible Floridians.
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Feb 29, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION CONVENES NONPROFIT STAKEHOLDERS TO DISCUSS THE STATE OF LATINO NONPROFITS, RELEASES GRANTMAKING REPORT DETAILING IMPACT AND NEED FOR FUNDING

Hispanic Federation (HF), the nation's premier Latino nonprofit membership organization, held its first State of Latino Nonprofits event in Washington, D.C. The convening brought together philanthropists, government officials, nonprofit and corporate sector leaders to discuss the State of Latino nonprofits in the United States and how stakeholders can work together to continue building the capacity of nonprofits.
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Feb 21, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION PUBLICA UN INFORME SOBRE EL IMPACTO DE LOS ARRENDAMIENTOS A CORTO PLAZO EN PUERTO RICO Y LAS SOLUCIONES IMPULSADAS POR LA COMUNIDAD PARA ATENDER LAS PREOCUPACIONES

Hispanic Federation, la principal organización latina sin fines de lucro de membresía de los Estados Unidos, publicó hoy un informe integral e independiente sobre el impacto de los arrendamientos a corto plazo en Puerto Rico y las soluciones impulsadas por la comunidad que pueden proteger y conservar a las comunidades.
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Feb 21, 2024

HISPANIC FEDERATION RELEASES INDEPENDENT REPORT ON THE IMPACT OF SHORT-TERM RENTALS IN PUERTO RICO & COMMUNITY-DRIVEN SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS CONCERNS

Hispanic Federation, the nation's premiere Latino nonprofit membership organization, today released an independent, comprehensive report regarding the impact of short-term rentals in Puerto Rico and the community-driven solutions that can protect and preserve communities.
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