U.S. Forest Service Urban Connections

By: Francisco Hernandez

I joined the U.S. Forest Service Urban Connections team through a stroke of good fortune. The Resource Assistant stationed in Milwaukee before me left to pursue her dream career as a wildlife rehabilitator, leaving an opportunity for me to join the USFS and Hispanic Access Foundation in our effort to connect Latinos to the outdoors.

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HAF Film “Milk and Honey” to Screen at Fourth Annual Official Latino Film and Arts Festival

WASHINGTON – On Sunday, Oct. 14, the film “Leche y Miel” (Milk and Honey), produced in partnership with American Rivers, will make its Fourth Annual Official Latino Film and Arts Festival premiere. The festival showcases over 100 short films written, directed and/or produced by U.S.

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Latino Conservation Week in Leadville -- Mt. Elbert Family Camping Weekend

By: Andrea Kurth

Leadville, CO families celebrated Latino Conservation Week during the Mt. Elbert Family Camping Weekend in July. A coalition of conservation organizations came together to create this opportunity for members of the Leadville community to participate in a multi-generational camping experience and learn the fundamentals of trail building and restoration.

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San Diego Youth Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month during “Pesca in the Promise Zone”

SAN DIEGO – More than 50 San Diego Latino youth and families took rods and reels this past Saturday for a fishing experience on Lake Jennings. The event held by Good Neighbor Project and Hispanic Access Foundation, taught multi-generational families basic fishing instruction, water safety, and hands-on conservation and aquatic stewardship activities.