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Jul 24, 2019

La renuncia del gobernador Ricardo Roselló Nevares permite devolver la atención a las verdaderas necesidades y retos que enfrenta el pueblo de Puerto Rico

Frankie Miranda, Vicepresidente Ejecutivo de Hispanic Federation, emitió la siguiente declaración sobre la renuncia del gobernador de Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló Nevares.

Jul 24, 2019

Resignation of Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares Allows Focus to Return to Ongoing Challenges and Needs of the People

Today, Frankie Miranda, Executive Vice President of Hispanic Federation, issued the following statement on the resignation of Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares.

Jul 16, 2019

Hispanic Federation Repudiates Acts of Hate and Corruption in the Government of Puerto Rico

Hispanic Federation (HF) repudiates the expressions of hate and violence made by Governor Ricardo Roselló Nevárez and the members of the chat published in the past few days, and condemns the evidence of corruption that exists in the government of Puerto Rico. In these precarious times of recovery on the island, the administration of Ricardo Roselló Nevárez has left the people even more vulnerable.
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Jul 15, 2019

Hispanic Federation Condemns President Trump’s “Go Back Home” Tweets Targeting Four Minority Democratic Congresswomen

This weekend, President Trump proved yet again that he has no idea what truly makes America great. His racist attack on a group of congresswomen was as unsurprising as it was unoriginal.

Jul 13, 2019

Statement on the Passing of SEIU-32BJ President Héctor Figueroa

The Board of Directors, member agencies, and staff of Hispanic Federation join in mourning the unexpected passing of SEIU-32BJ President, Héctor Figueroa.

Jun 27, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on SCOTUS Decision to Block Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

Today, Frankie Miranda, Executive Vice President of Hispanic Federation, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision to block a citizenship question from being added to the 2020 census.

Jun 19, 2019

Hispanic Federation Commends the Passage of New York’s Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act, Vows to Keep Fighting for Further Protections

After nearly a century of denying farmworkers basic labor rights such as the right to collective bargaining, overtime pay, and a day of rest, today the New York legislature passed the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act which would remedy many of the unjust labor practices and policies that the state’s farmworkers are subjected to.

Jun 14, 2019

Hispanic Federation’s Florida Director: We Remember The Lives Lost at Pulse & Continue to Fight for the Freedom and Healing of our Latinx LGBTQ Community

In remembrance of the massacre at Pulse Nightclub in which 49 lives were taken and 58 were wounded, Hispanic Federation’s Florida Director Yanidsi Velez issued the following statement regarding Pride Month and its work to advance the rights and freedom of Florida’s Latinx LGBTQ communities.

Jun 4, 2019

Hispanic Federation Applauds Congressional Passage of Disaster Relief Bill

Today, Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement applauding the House of Representatives for passing a multi-billion dollar disaster relief bill:

May 24, 2019

Hispanic Federation Applauds Ruling by New York Appellate Court on the Right of Farmworkers to Organize and Collectively Bargain

Yesterday, a New York appellate court declared unconstitutional an exclusion in state law that denied farmworkers the right to organize and collectively bargain. Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement on the court ruling.

May 23, 2019

Hispanic Federation Applauds Senate Bipartisanship for Passage of Long-Stalled Disaster Aid Bill

Hispanic Federation commends U.S. Senate for passing a relief package that provides aid to disaster-torn states and territories including Puerto Rico.

May 17, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on Trump Administration’s (Anti) Immigration Reform Plan

Today, Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement in response to Trump’s latest anti-immigration reform proposal.

May 10, 2019

Ford Fund Invests in the Future of Orlando High School Seniors; Awards $100,000 in Scholarships

Ford Driving Dreams, a signature educational initiative of Ford Motor Company Fund, honors 50 talented high school seniors who won scholarships through their participation in the “What Drives Your Dreams?” essay contest. Ford Fund is the philanthropic arm of the Ford Motor Company.

May 1, 2019

Principales grupos de activistas presionan al congres para abogar a favor de ayuda por desastres para todos durante la semana nacional de acción

En el día de acción y la conferencia de prensa estuvieron prominentes líderes de estados devastados por desastres naturales y a quienes todavía se les está negando ayuda crítica
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May 1, 2019

Leading Advocacy Groups Push Congress to Advance Disaster Aid For All During National Week of Action

Day of action and press conference featured prominent leaders from states devastated by natural disasters and who are still being denied critical aid.
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Apr 10, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on the Resignation of DHS Secretary Kristjen Nielson

Hispanic Federation issued the following statement on the resignation of DHS Secretary Kristjen Nielson

Apr 8, 2019

Oprah Winfrey Commits $2 million to Puerto Rico’s Revitalization Efforts and Arts Community

Today, the Hispanic Federation (HF) and the Flamboyan Arts Fund announced a $2 million commitment from global media leader and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey to aid in the revitalization of Puerto Rico.
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Apr 1, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on Census Day of Action

Hispanic Federation President, José Calderón, issued the following statement on the national Census Day of Action and the role the Latino community can play in shaping the country’s political future.
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Mar 29, 2019

Hispanic Federation Condemns Trump Administrations Latest Effort to Abuse Immigrant Children

Hispanic Federation, the nation’s leading Latino nonprofit membership organization, today condemned the Trump Administration’s latest efforts to deport unaccompanied minors in violation of federal law.
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Mar 28, 2019

Hispanic Federation Statement on President Trump's Comments About Puerto Rico Relief Aid

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón issued the following statement in response to President Trump's recent comments and opposition to provide Puerto Rico with the disaster relief aid it needs.