Press Releases

For media inquiries, contact our VP of External Affairs Monica Tavares at: media@hispanicfederation.org

Hispanic Federation repudia actos de odio y corrupción en el gobierno de Puerto Rico 

NEW YORK, NY. 16 de julio de 2019— Hispanic Federation repudia las expresiones de odio y violencia hechas por el Gobernador, Ricardo Roselló Nevárez y los miembros del chat que ha sido publicado en los pasados días, y a la vez condena la evidencia de corrupción que existe en el gobierno de Puerto Rico. En estos momentos precarios de la recuperación en la isla, la administración de Ricardo Roselló Nevárez ha dejado al pueblo aún más vulnerable. Learn more.

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Powerful Initiative to Merge Efforts in the Reconstruction of Homes, Collective Advocacy, and Community Legal Assistance in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, PR. March 18, 2019 – Hispanic Federation (HF) has committed to an initial investment of $3.17 million for a comprehensive housing and community development initiative in Puerto Rico. Through a partnership with Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico and Fundación Fondo Acceso a la Justicia, HF will create and implement a strong plan comprised of three crucial recovery strategies: physical repairs of homes, collective advocacy, and community legal assistance. Learn more.

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The University of Puerto Rico and The Hispanic Federation Join in an Effort to Foster Emotional Well-Being in Puerto Rico

The University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus (UPR-RP) and the Hispanic Federation (HF) have entered a collaborative agreement to offer direct and indirect services through a project that promotes the wellbeing and address the mental health needs of the residents of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane María. Also collaborating in this project are the Arecibo and Humacao UPR campuses as well as nine Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) from across the island. Learn more. 

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Hispanic Federation Applauds Congressional Passage of Disaster Relief Bill

Hispanic Federation joins with millions of Americans across the United States in celebrating the approval of a relief bill aimed at helping communities recover and rebuild in the aftermath of catastrophic natural disasters such as Hurricanes Maria, Florence and Michael. Read More.

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Hispanic Federation Launches Coffee Development Initiative in Puerto Rico along with Nespresso, The Rockefeller Foundation and Starbucks

Initiative to Enable Long-Term Economic Development for Smallholder Coffee Farmers along with $1 Million from Nespresso, $500K from The Rockefeller Foundation, $470K from The Starbucks Foundation and 2 Million Coffee Seeds from Starbucks. Read More.


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Los Centros de Salud Comunitarios salvaron vidas después del huracán, pero el Gobierno no los tomó en cuenta

Luego de demostrar su importancia para los servicios de salud de las comunidades tras el huracán María, en parte con el apoyo de entidades filantrópicas, ahora el gobierno los está incluyendo en el plan de recuperación. Learn more.

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Building Back Better in the Caribbean:  The Clinton Foundation and Partnerships for Change

How do we empower communities – especially those furthest behind – to have a chance to succeed, improve their lives, and build a better future? Learn more.

Watch: George Clooney Visits Puerto Rico's Coffee Growers With Nespresso

After the devastating impact of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, Puerto Rico has been slowly but surely reviving and innovating its way to recovery. Learn more.

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Federación Hispana entrega a Marc Anthony el premio Orgullo por su labor filantrópica

En la gala, que reunió más de 2.6 millones de dólares que serán destinados a personas de bajos recursos en Puerto Rico y en la frontera sur de Estados Unidos, el cantante agradeció a Lin-Manuel Miranda. Learn more.


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Coming Together for Puerto Rico

Grammy, Tony and Emmy-award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda enlisted blockbuster guests for this all-star single Almost Like Praying, written and recorded to benefit hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Featured guests include Marc Anthony, Camila Cabello, Gloria Estefan, Fat Joe, Luis Fonsi, Jennifer Lopez, Rita Moreno and many more.

In an unprecedented demonstration of collaboration and commitment, the entire sale price of $1.29 will benefit The Hispanic Federation’s UNIDOS Disaster Relief Fund to help meet hurricane-related needs and support recovery in Puerto Rico.

Listen to and Download Almost Like Praying 

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