By Frankie Miranda, President and CEO, Hispanic Federation

When I visited Puerto Rico this summer, I met with community and business leaders from across the archipelago. They each shared hopeful stories of resilience, progress, and vision for the future, but also of struggle, frustration, and exhaustion. While we ate, the…


By Frankie Miranda, President, Hispanic Federation

Frankie Miranda, President and CEO, Hispanic Federation

As we mark this Pride Month, we must reflect on the great advances on LGBTQ+ rights in the U.S., but also the road we have ahead to achieve equality. My own life, as the first openly gay president of Hispanic Federation, is an example…


With 5 million registered voters, New York City’s municipal election is one of the largest in the country. Here are 5 things to know now about the upcoming elections.

1. In 2021 New York City residents will be voting for Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents, and City Council. There…


By Frankie Miranda, President, Hispanic Federation

Photo: John Lewis Facebook

Long before many of my generation were born, on March 7, 1965, a young John Lewis courageously shed blood for his beliefs that would never waiver; that our democracy would survive assaults against fundamental human and civil rights.

On that Sunday 55 years ago…


This year marks the 50th Anniversary of César Chávez’s nearly month-long fast to protest the use of dangerous pesticides in the farmworker communities near Delano, Calif. Chavez’s “fast for life” was one of the most courageous acts of solidarity and non-violence in a decade buffeted by war, conflict, and brutality…


By José Calderón, President, Hispanic Federation

It is difficult to find new ways to describe the damage the Trump Administration has done to America through its relentless attacks on non-white immigrants, refugees fleeing oppression, and dreamers who long ago made our nation home. Yet, despite these outrages, we struggle to…


By Jose Calderon, President, Hispanic Federation

Rage.

That was one of the many emotions I felt earlier this week after I finished reading a report on Hurricane Maria-caused mortality in Puerto Rico produced by the T.H. Chan School for Public Health at Harvard University and published in the New England…


Hispanic Federation (HF), the nation’s premier Latino nonprofit membership organization, celebrated its Annual Spring Gala, “Rising Stronger,” at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The Federation’s all-star event raised $2.3 million, smashing previous gala records, while paying tribute to a vast array of amazing individuals and institutions.


The Hispanic Federation today announced a $500,000 gift from The Bittel Family Philanthropic Fund towards engaging and registering Latino voters in Florida from now through 2020. …

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