news releases

08 January 2021

HAF Statement on Capitol Attack

In response to the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, HAF's President and CEO Maite Arce released the following statement: "The diaspora of Latino communities in the United States represents many races,…
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22 December 2020

HAF Applauds Biden’s Historic Pick of Rep. Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary Featured

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On December 17, President-elect Joe Biden chose Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM) to serve as the next secretary of the Department of Interior, becoming the first Native American to hold the position of…
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21 December 2020

HAF Short Film Wins ‘Exception Merit’ Award in International Film Festival Featured

Washington, D.C. – Hispanic Access Foundation is excited to announce its short film “I Am Cheo” has won the “Exception Merit” award at the Nature Without Borders International Film Festival (NWBIFF).  In addition to NWBIFF,…
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24 November 2020

Join HAF's 10th Anniversary Virtual Celebration!

For 10 years, Hispanic Access Foundation has been creating bridges of access, developing Latino leaders and elevating their voices. To mark this occasion, we are bringing together a decade of partners, leaders and beneficiaries as we…
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18 November 2020

HLN Member Helps Support Legislation to Allow Former Inmates to Become Firefighters

After finishing her sabbatical, Margarita Flores felt detached and shy, even after becoming the first leader in the West Coast to be appointed as a Life Director and Associate Pastor. It wasn’t until she came…
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17 November 2020

A Home for All – HLN Pastor Opens His Congregation As An Evacuation Center

By the end of September, millions of acres had burned in America’s West Coast, killing at least 35 people and causing extreme air pollution that threatened the health of millions of residents. In Oregon, two…
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