Wildlife Biologist

Turned Storyteller

Despite possible criticism from her fellow scientists, and fear of embarking down an unusual path, Mac Cardona resolved to become a science storyteller.

Helping Aransas NWR

Adapt to Climate Change

Ashley Garcia is currently a Civilian Climate Corps fellow with the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge. The results of her research could help adapt Aransas habitats to climate change, while also contributing to the preservation of endangered species that inhabit in the region.

Prayer as a Tool

for Social Change

In 2001, Jorge arrived in the United States without a visa and, despite the circumstances, he continued to create prayer groups.

Finding a Career in

Conservation from an Internship

An internship with the US Fish and Wildlife Service in partnership with the MANO Project in 2020 opened Mason Wheatley's eyes to the vast opportunities within the federal land agency.

Putting Community

and Faith First

Through every journey and curveball, Pastor Angelique Acevedo has persevered through it all with her family, community, and God at the forefront of her mind.

Establishing Access

HAF helps Latinos throughout the nation access opportunities that help improve their lives, communities and the nation as a whole.

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Developing Leaders

Through trainings, events, information and support, HAF helps leaders strengthen their capabilities and position them to have a lasting impact on their communities.

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Elevating Voices

Whether connecting Latinos with decision makers or media, ensuring their voices are heard is critical to creating change, guaranteeing equity and preserving cultural heritage.

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Underrepresented Areas

While there are many areas where the Latino perspective is underrepresented, HAF promotes equity and responsibility in various aspects of their lives.

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