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Apr 29, 2021

The American Families Plan Delivers Hope for Millions – But There is More to do to Realize the Biden Campaign Promises

Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda responds to President Biden’s address to a Joint Session of Congress and his First 100 Days in office.
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Apr 20, 2021

Hispanic Federation Reacts to Guilty Verdicts in the Trial of Derek Chauvin

Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda issued the following statement in response to the verdicts delivered in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin.
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Apr 20, 2021

Hispanic Federation Denounces Florida’s Anti-Protesting Bill

Yesterday, Florida’s Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law HB 1 “Combating Public Disorder” – legislation that was designed to limit the right of free speech for all Floridians. Hispanic Federation President and CEO, Frankie Miranda, issued the following statement regarding this shameful piece of legislation.
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Apr 15, 2021

Hispanic Federation Urges the U.S. Senate to Confirm Robert Santos as the next Director of the U.S. Census Bureau

Today, Hispanic Federation, one of the nation’s leading organizations dedicated to supporting and empowering Latino communities in the US and Puerto Rico, issued the following statement on President Joe Biden’s nomination of Robert Santos as Census Director.
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Apr 14, 2021

Hispanic Federation Welcomes the Appointment of Gretchen Sierra-Zorita to White House Deputy Director for Puerto Rico and the Territories

Today, Hispanic Federation, one of the nation’s leading organizations dedicated to supporting and empowering Latino communities on the continental US and in Puerto Rico, issued the following statement on the appointment of Gretchen Sierra-Zorita as Deputy Director for Puerto Rico and the Territories in the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.
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Apr 1, 2021

Hispanic Federation and New America Release Report, “Overcoming COVID-19: Economic Barriers for Latino Communities”

A new report from Hispanic Federation and New America, Overcoming COVID-19: Economic Barriers for Latino Communities, describes how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Latinos in critical aspects of life.
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Mar 26, 2021

Hispanic Federation Statement on Georgia’s Shameful Voter Suppression Bill

Yesterday evening, Georgia’s Governor Brian Kemp signed into law Georgia’s state legislature voter suppression law, S.B. 202. Hispanic Federation President and CEO, Frankie Miranda, issued the following statement regarding this shameful piece of legislation.
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Mar 19, 2021

Hispanic Federation Statement on the Anti-Asian Violence in Atlanta Georgia

For over a year now, we have been warning about the dangers of anti-Asian American language, rhetoric and bigotry being spewed in certain media channels, Statehouses and City Halls, and, most damagingly, by the previous White House occupant.
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Mar 18, 2021

Hispanic Federation Congratulates Xavier Becerra on his confirmation as the first Latino Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services

Hispanic Federation, one of the nation’s leading organizations dedicated to supporting and empowering Latino communities, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Xavier Becerra as the first Latino Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
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Mar 17, 2021

Hispanic Federation Praises Help for Puerto Rico in American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) will provide a colossal “shot in the arm” for our nation’s small businesses and nonprofits; ensure millions of Americans can keep their jobs, incomes and homes; and enable parents to support and feed their families as our country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Mar 11, 2021

Hispanic Federation Statement on Passage and Signing of the American Rescue Plan

President Biden has signed into law one of the most important and urgent pieces of federal legislation in a generation. The American Rescue Plan is a landmark accomplishment that will improve the lives of millions of Americans at the moment when they are most in need. As the nation begins the slow and painful process of regaining its footing after a full year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Biden Administration and Democrats in the House and Senate have given the economy a jumpstart and increased the safety net for the most vulnerable Americans.
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Mar 2, 2021

Hispanic Federation Congratulates Dr. Miguel Cardona

Today, Hispanic Federation, one of the nation’s leading organizations dedicated to supporting and empowering Latino communities, issued the following statement on the confirmation and swearing-in of Dr. Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary.
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Mar 1, 2021

National Latino Leaders Condemn Comments by Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue at CPAC 2021

During this weekend’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2021 in Orlando, Florida Goya Foods CEO, Robert Unanue, said that former President Donald Trump was “the real, the legitimate, and the still actual president” of the United States. This is a lie and Mr. Unanue must be held accountable for his words.
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Feb 19, 2021

Members of Congress to Hear from Leading Latino Group on Vaccine Equity

Today, at a briefing of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, Hispanic Federation President and CEO Frankie Miranda will testify on the need for significant federal efforts to address the harmful inequities related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
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Jan 28, 2021

Readout of Biden Administration Officials Virtual Meeting with Non-Government Agencies (NGOs) Working in Puerto Rico

For the first time, Members of the Biden Administration, including representatives from the Domestic Policy Council, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, Office of Legislative Affairs, Office of the Cabinet Secretary’s and the White House Covid-19 Response team, met today with Hispanic Federation and representatives of over 100 leading non-governmental organizations in Puerto Rico to discuss issues facing the island.
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Jan 26, 2021

Proyecto 20% Coalition Urges Senate to Take Immediate Action on Four Latino Nominees’ Cabinet Secretary Confirmations

The Proyecto 20% Coalition today urged the Senate to swiftly confirm the four Latino cabinet secretary nominees, Alejandro Mayorkas for Homeland Security; Xavier Becerra for Health and Human Services; Dr. Miguel Cardona for the Department of Education and Isabel Guzman for the Small Business Administration.
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Jan 20, 2021

Hispanic Federation Statement on Inauguration and Biden Administration Day One Actions

Hispanic Federation President Frankie Miranda issued the following statement on the Inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala D. Harris and the day one actions of the Administration.
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Jan 19, 2021

Hispanic Federation Launches COVID-19 VIDA Initiative In Partnership With 14 Latino Community Health Clinics

Hispanic Federation today launched a new and urgently needed initiative, COVID-19 VIDA (Vaccination Immunization Dosage Awareness), to help Latino-led community health centers across the U.S. get Latinos vaccinated against the coronavirus.
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Jan 14, 2021

COVID Stimulus Must Include Key Provisions to Ensure Equity

In a policy plan sent to the Biden-Harris transition team in December, and on behalf of its network of 300 member and partner non-profit organizations, Hispanic Federation called on the new Administration to purposefully include Latino, Black, Indigenous, immigrant, and other communities of color in future COVID-19 relief packages and measures.
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Jan 12, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden Must End Border Wall Construction on Day One and Begin Working to Repair Damage and Communities

As President Trump visits Texas to tout border wall, Latino advocate group calls on President-elect Biden to issue immediate Executive Orders to halt construction and allocate funds to repair damage.
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