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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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09 September 2019

NOAA and HAF Hold Whale Watch Tour at Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary for Latino Families in Celebration of Latino Conservation Week

On Saturday, July 13, Hispanic Access Foundation and Lawrence-based Iglesia de Dios Pentecostal, in partnership with NOAA’s Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, held a humpback whale watching tour for 84 church members and students from…
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15 August 2019

Latino Families Celebrated Latino Conservation Week with Chino Hills Hike

On Tuesday, July 16, Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) and Por La Creación Faith-based Alliance were led on an interactive hike in the beautiful Chino Hills State Park, as part of the 6th annual Latino Conservation…
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