news releases

22 July 2020

HAF Applauds Congress for Passage of Great American Outdoors Act, Permanent Funding for LWCF Benefits Nation’s Diverse Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Latino Conservation Week in full swing, Congress’ passing of the Great American Outdoors Act ensures this year’s celebration will be one for the ages.
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22 July 2020

New Report Shows Racial and Economic Disparities in Access to Nature

A new report from Hispanic Access Foundation and the Center for American Progress finds that people of color, low-income communities, and families with children are most likely to be deprived of the benefits that nature…
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17 July 2020

Seventh Annual Latino Conservation Week Kicks Off This Weekend, Breaks Down Barriers to the Outdoors and Inspires Tomorrow’s Stewards

Communities throughout the country will enjoy and connect with the great outdoors during the 7th annual Latino Conservation Week, which begins July 18 and runs through July 26. While this year will lean more toward…
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20 June 2020

HAF Applauds Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of DACA Recipients

The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling upholds the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allows certain individuals who came to the United States as children to defer deportation and become eligible for a work…
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11 June 2020

June 12 Webinar Will Focus on Mental Health and Public Lands/Waters

Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (NM-2) will deliver the keynote address at Hispanic Access Foundation’s next Staying Connected to Conservation webinar on “Mental Health and Public Lands/Waters” this Friday. Following Rep. Torres Small’s remarks, a panel of…
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11 June 2020

New Report Finds Latino Connections to the Ocean and the Coast Provide Opportunities for Community Engagement and Advocacy in its Protection

As the world celebrates Ocean Week, a new report from Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) finds that the extensive cultural and historical connections Latinos have to the ocean and its coasts could result in this community…
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RT @Wilderness: 🙌 BREAKING NEWS: The Great American Outdoors Act was just signed into law, fully funding the Land & Water Conservation Fund…

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