Space Scientist Inspires Possibilities for Others: Candy Torres

On her desk, Candy Torres has a small piggy bank, shaped like an observatory, with the label “ob-save-atory” across the front. It’s a poignant reminder of the multifaceted accomplishments and contributions of this high-tech Puerto Rican, who aptly calls herself the “Technorican.” Her career has been a patchwork ob-save-atory of dreams and goals. She accomplished … Continued

Hello from HIP’s New President

Dear Colegas, Today is a bittersweet day for me. Sweet because I am thrilled to begin my journey as the new president of Hispanics in Philanthropy. Yet bitter, because yesterday we learned that 200,000 of our Salvadoran brothers and sisters will be forced to leave their homes in the U.S. next year. My heart is … Continued

New President Signals Exciting New Chapter for HIP

Argilagos to embark on a months-long listening and learning tour across the U.S. and Mexico Oakland, CA – Ana Marie Argilagos, the social sector leader recently tapped as the new president of Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), announced on her first day with the organization a “listening and learning” tour across the United States and Mexico. … Continued

This Rising Star Lifts Up Latinxs: Karla Souza

Whether playing the big-screen subject of a socialite family in “Nosotros los Nobles,” or a cool and calculating small-screen attorney, actor Karla Souza is on a mission to counter stereotypes that harm how Latinas and Latinos are perceived. Poised to rise to the highest levels of stardom, Souza has risen due to her own determination … Continued

Help Empower the Next Generation of Latino Leaders

HIP believes that it is imperative to invest in the next generation of Latino leaders. That’s why this year, instead of running a year-end fundraising campaign for HIP, we’re asking our supporters to invest in our Next Generation Latino Leaders in Philanthropy program, which empowers emerging Latino leaders with the skills and networks they need … Continued

Trailblazer Models Public Leadership: Aida Rodriguez

It’s not every day you meet someone like Aida Rodriguez. She’s not your typical professor, your typical philanthropiod, your typical mentor, nor is she typical in any other way you might want to ascribe to her. She is groundbreaking, impactful, and intentional. From her early days growing up in New York City, Aida realized that … Continued

How Casa Amiga Helps Free the Women of Juárez

By Michelle Threadgould and Dana Preston The City of Juárez, Mexico makes headlines for two things: femicide or the “disappearances” of women, and being the center of cartel warfare. Since 1996, the murder rate in Juárez has been so high that at its peak, there were 10 murders a day. Now, Juárez is a city … Continued

The Audacity of Kindness: Ana Gloria Rivas-Vázquez

To commemorate Hispanics in Philanthropy’s 33rd year, we honored 33 Latino leaders who inspire as our 2017 HIPGivers. Read Ana Gloria Rivas-Vázquez’s story, below. As far as Ana Gloria Rivas-Vázquez can see, generosity and kindness are all around us. The attorney, former journalist, and current development director of Catholic Relief Services views giving as a … Continued

Join #LatinosGive on #GivingTuesday!

So many organizations to choose from, so little time… we make it easy for you. Join us! We’re on a roll! “For it is in giving that we receive.” We made it. Glorious #GivingTuesday is finally here, and our HIPGive campaign has launched. Won’t you join us and become part of the movement, #LatinosGive on … Continued