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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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03 June 2020

MAITE ARCE: We Have a Moral Obligation to Create Equity, Eradicate Racism

In response to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers and the protests in American cities that have taken place over the last several days, Hispanic Access Foundation’s President and CEO Maite Arce…
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29 May 2020

HAF Releases its 2nd Annual Congressional Conservation Toolkit, Policy Recommendations

Today, Hispanic Access Foundation released its 2nd annual “Congressional Conservation Toolkit: A Guide to Land, Water and Climate Issues and the Impact on Latino Communities,” The toolkit explores issues around public lands, water and climate,…
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