Thank You for Defending Our Dreamers!

This September, the HIP network came together to send our elected leaders an important message: they must act to protect our young undocumented immigrants (also referred to as Dreamers). Thanks to your help, we petitioned Congress with the support of over 1,000 individuals and important national organizations including the Anti-Defamation League, YWCA USA, and Service … Continued

Invirtiendo en la educación de las niñas en México

Durante 2017, HIP comenzó a explorar maneras de expandir su trabajo de igualdad de género en México. Como complemento a nuestro enfoque actual en la reducción de los muchos tipos de violencia que las mujeres experimentan en sus hogares, en sus empleos y durante la migración por nombrar sólo unos pocos, nos preguntamos, ¿Qué tipo … Continued

Support Victims of Natural Disasters

Over the last few weeks our communities have been devastated by two earthquakes and two hurricanes. Tens of thousands of people in Mexico, the Caribbean, Florida, and Texas are struggling to survive and rebuild. Our thoughts and prayers are with our familia—those who are recovering, and those who have just been hit. In times like these, the comunidad … Continued

Take Action to Protect Our Dreamers

By Ana Marie Argilagos When my family emigrated to the United States from Cuba in 1961, my mom trusted that we would be OK. She trusted that my family was making the right choice moving to a country that promised us opportunity and freedom from fear. It is because of my family’s trust in America … Continued

Call for Nominations: Patiño Moore Legacy Award

Calling all HIP members: nominate a nonprofit for the 2017 Patiño Moore Legacy Award! The award, which is a partnership between the Marguerite Casey Foundation, HIP, and the Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE), recognizes organizations that foster collaboration between Latino and African-American communities to effect positive, sustainable change for all American families. The winning organization(s) … Continued

Women in Philanthropy: What’s Next?

How can organizations effectively engage women who want to be as impactful as possible in obtaining their philanthropic goals? Watch HIP’s webinar with philanthropic adviser Alyssa Wright for a discussion of the powerful role of women as leaders in the current philanthropic landscape. We discussed how to create inspired and effective donor platforms and opportunities … Continued

Unity: The Strongest Weapon Against Hate

At Hispanics in Philanthropy we stand with our CHANGE partners in condemning the racist and violent events that unfolded last weekend in Charlottesville. This violence ended the life of a brave woman who was taking a stand against hate. We join the country in mourning the loss of Heather Heyer’s life. Our thoughts are also … Continued

Human Trafficking: What Can We Do About It?

By Jose Fermoso It’s not enough to read about a human trafficking story on a Facebook news feed, have it stream through your concerned consciousness for two seconds, and then forget it. If you really want to be a conscious member of a community where anyone can fall prey to this crime, then you must … Continued

Human Trafficking: Confronting the Ugly Truth

By Jose Fermoso Human trafficking often exists in the dark corridors of communities. But it’s also out in the open, where most people don’t recognize that it’s happening right before their eyes. The media usually highlights stereotypical cases—think of women sex slaves chained up in a basement—leaving many to think of trafficking as a small … Continued

Welcoming Ana Marie Argilagos as HIP’s New President

Hispanics in Philanthropy announced today that its board of trustees has unanimously chosen Ana Marie Argilagos as the organization’s president. Ana Marie, currently a senior advisor at the Ford Foundation, will succeed Diana Campoamor, HIP’s current president, on January 1, 2018. Ana Marie has dedicated her life to public service through a successful career that spans … Continued