Civic Engagement

Latinos Show Strong Support for Public Lands and Water Protections, Oppose “Energy Dominance” Agenda in 9th Annual Conservation in the West Poll

Poll finds overwhelming support for LWCF, concerns around water issues and the increasingly visible impact of climate change, optimism for outdoor recreation economies

Film Screening Explores Importance of Protecting the Colorado River

YUMA, ARIZONA – On Sunday, Jan. 6, Hispanic Access Foundation and Por la Creación Faith-based Alliance screened the film “Leche y Miel (Milk and Honey)” to 45 Latino youth, families and community members at Betania Church in Yuma. The future of the Lower Colorado River is especially important to the Latino community.

Latino Youth Celebrate Their Hispanic Heritage with Fishing Derby at El Dorado Regional Park

LOS ANGELES – 94 Latinos from Fontana and Santa Ana, 61 youth and 33 parents from Por la Creación Faith-based Alliance, and a total of over 600 youth attracted by the Dan Hernandez Youth Foundation, took to rods and reels this past Saturday for a freshwater fishing experience at El Dorado Regional Park.

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.

MEDIUM: LWCF is Critical to Florida, Congress Needs to Reauthorize Before it Expires

By Daniel Miguel

Twenty years ago, I was growing up in a working-class home in Westchester, FL spending my days learning bits of English from watching children’s programming on PBS. My parents were two young Cuban asylees who didn’t yet have much to their name, but they used one special community resource to make my childhood feel very rich: public parks.

Latino Youth Celebrate Culture, Conservation during "Pesca on the Pier!"

LOS ANGELES - More than 50 Los Angeles-area youth took to rods and reels this past Friday for a saltwater fishing experience on Belmont Pier. The program "Pesca on the Pier!" held by Sportfishing Conservancy, Amigos del Aire Libre and Hispanic Access Foundation with support from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife as part of the 5th annual Latino Conservation Week, taught

Latino Youth Celebrate Culture, Conservation during “Pesca in the Promise Zone”

SAN DIEGO – More than 50 Promise Zone youth took to rods and reels this past Saturday for a saltwater fishing experience on Shelter Island Pier.  The program “Pesca in the Promise Zone,” held by Good Neighbor Project and Hispanic Access Foundation with support from the California Department of Fish and Wildlifeas part of the 5thannual Latino Conservation Week, taught multi-generation

Hispanic Access and U.S. Forest Service Team Up to Celebrate Latino Conservation Week

WASHINGTON - The fifth annual Latino Conservation Week (#LatinoConservationWeek, #LCW2018) is underway and continues through July 22, 2018. The week is an opportunity for Latinos to demonstrate their passion for enjoying and protecting public lands.

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