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HAF Statement: Study Disputes Groundwater Recharge Rates Used by Cadiz

WASHINGTON – Maite Arce, president and CEO of Hispanic Access Foundation, released the following statement in response to a peer-reviewed journal article that raises serious concerns about the Cadiz Water Project, a plan that would send water to Los Angeles and Orange counties by pumping groundwater from underneath a national park, nationa

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Hispanic Access Calls on Latinos to Share Support of Clean Power Plan in Light of EPA’s Proposed Rollback

With only days remaining in the public comment period for the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule to eliminate the Clean Power Plan, Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) is calling on Latinos across the nation to give input on this proposed rollback.

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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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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.

With Expiration Weeks Away, HAF Calls on Congress to Act on LWCF

WASHINGTON – Following up on the national release of its film Land, Water y Comunidad, which explores the impact the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has had on Latino and urban communities throughout the United States, Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) is calling on Congress to take action to permanently reauthorize and fully fund the prog

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