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07 June 2019

Anniversary Highlights the Antiquities Act’s Critical Role in Protecting Cultural Heritage

Maite Arce, president and CEO of Hispanic Access Foundation, released the following statement in celebration of tomorrow’s 113th Anniversary of the Antiquities Act, which has been instrumental in protecting and including the history and contributions…
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07 June 2019

Climate Action Now Act Introduced in the House, Would Benefit Latino Communities

Leaders in the Senate recently introduced that chamber’s first bill to address climate change in eleven years. It is called the International Climate Accountability Act and it aims to combat climate change and to make…
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20 May 2019

HAF Statement on Reintroduction of the Outdoors for All Act

On Tuesday, May 14, U.S. Sen. Kamala D. Harris and Rep. Nanette Barragán reintroduced the Outdoors for All Act, which aims to help communities around the country construct and improve parks and other outdoor recreational…
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16 May 2019

HAF Applauds House for Funding LWCF in FY 2020, Urges Senate to Approve Proposed Budget

On Tuesday, May 14, the House Appropriations Committee released the draft fiscal year 2020 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bill. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Department of the Interior, the Environmental…
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02 May 2019

California Latinos Visit North Etiwanda Preserve to Celebrate Public Lands

On Sunday, Apr. 28, Hispanic Access Foundation, Inland Empire Resource Conservation District, San Bernardino County Special Districts, Supervisor Rutherford’s Office, Rancho Cucamonga Foothill Preservation Alliance and Por la Creación Faith-based Alliance took 40 congregation members…
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18 April 2019

President Signs DCP into Law, Latino Faith Leaders Unite to Protect the Colorado River

On Tuesday, Apr. 16, President Trump signed a law authorizing the Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) to protect the Colorado River, following the bill’s passage through Congress with bipartisan support. The law, which follows years of…
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