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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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18 September 2019

EPA’s Repeal of Water Rule Endangers Health of Communities

Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized the repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule, which expanded the types of waterways that can receive federal protections under the Clean Water Act.
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13 September 2019

Transit to Trails Act Will Reduce Barriers for Latino Community to Access the Outdoors

Today, Rep. Jimmy Gomez and Sen. Cory Booker introduced the Transit to Trails Act, which seeks to reduce barriers between people and access to nature.
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