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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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16 April 2019

HAF Statement on Gila River Being Declared America's Most Endangered River

Following the release of American River’s report America's Most Endangered Rivers® of 2019 in which New Mexico’s Gila River was ranked #1 due to a proposed water diversion project that would tax the already threatened…
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05 April 2019

New Toolkit Underscores Health, Economic and Cultural Impact of Conservation Issues on Latino Communities

Yesterday, Hispanic Access Foundation held a webinar briefing with experts on wildfires, drought, extreme heat, health, occupational safety, and our nation’s public lands to release a new conservation toolkit “A Guide to Land, Water and…
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