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21 November 2019

100% Clean Energy Economy Would Protect Health, Next Generations

Today, the 100% Clean Energy Economy Act of 2019 was introduced in Congress by U.S. Reps. Donald McEachin, Deb Haaland, Debbie Dingell, Earl Blumenauer, Paul Tonko, and Bobby Rush. In response to the legislation, which…
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19 November 2019

Senate Committee Passes Permanent Funding for LWCF, Underscores Importance of Program to Local Communities

Today, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted to advance legislation to provide full, dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act (S. 1081),…
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04 November 2019

Las Vegas Latinos Get Hands-on Fishing and Stewardship Lessons at Lake Mead

More than 50 Las Vegas-area youth and families from Centro de Adoracion Familiar Church and supporters of Chispa Nevada took to rods and reels on Oct. 26 with a hands-on fishing lesson from the Nevada…
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31 October 2019

Richmond Youth Connect with Hispanic Heritage through Educational Fishing Event

From fishing fundamentals to reeling them in, an event on Oct. 16 from the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries and Hispanic Access Foundation provided Richmond youth with a fishing experience that connected with…
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17 October 2019

New Film Explores Intersection of Latino Community and Environmental Justice, Marks Launch of Campaign Addressing Latino Considerations around Wildfires

Today, Hispanic Access Foundation released its new short film “I Am Cheo,” which explores the intersection of Latino culture and communities with the outdoors and climate issues, like wildfires, and emphasizes the need for engagement…
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25 September 2019

United Nations Climate Report Emphasizes the Need for Action, Underscores Disproportionate Impact Felt by Latinos in the U.S.

Today, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its first ever stand-alone report regarding oceans and cryosphere, portions of the Earth’s surface where water is in solid form.
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