Apply to be a HIP NGen Líder!

More than ever, it is critical that Latinos have a seat at the table at the public institutions whose policies, funding, and direct services will impact the Latino community in the decades to come. HIP’s Next Generation (NGen) Líderes Program prepares mid-career Latino professionals with the skills and network they need to advance and thrive. … Continued

Citizenship on the 2020 Census: What Funders Can Do

The 2020 Census is facing unprecedented challenges. Most recently, the U.S Department of Commerce announced its decision to add a citizenship question to the census in response to a request from the U.S. Department of Justice. This decision is an assault on our communities. It is an attempt to depress the country’s political makeup and … Continued

Our Stories, Our Struggles, Our Strengths

Perspectives and Reflections From Latino Teachers Note: This article, by Ashley Griffin, was originally posted on The Education Trust website on February 14, 2018.  America is experiencing a diverse, cultural shift and the teacher workforce is lagging behind: While Latino students make up 25 percent of the U.S. student population, and that percentage is growing rapidly, … Continued

This Leader Invests in Latinx Communities: Lisa Garcia Quiroz

To commemorate Hispanics in Philanthropy’s 33rd year, we honored 33 Latino leaders who inspire as our 2017 HIPGivers. Read the story of HIPGiver Lisa Garcia Quiroz below. If you ask Lisa Garcia Quiroz about her professional work, an amazing sense of optimism emerges. Garcia Quiroz, who serves as the President of the Time Warner Foundation … Continued

A Look at Latino Student Success

Note: This article, by Andrew Nichols, was originally posted on The Education Trust website on December 14, 2017.  Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions More Latino students are enrolling in four-year colleges and universities than ever before. But what happens to these students after they arrive on campus? Do they leave with a degree? A new … Continued

Which women are philanthropy leaving behind?

This article by Dana Preston and Sienna Baskin was originally published by Alliance magazine on 5th March 2018. The original article can be found here. For more philanthropy and social investment coverage, please visit www.alliancemagazine.org. Imagine this: late one afternoon in Thailand, as you walk around Chiang Mai looking for a spot to sip a … Continued

NALEO Chief Leads by Example in Giving Back

To commemorate Hispanics in Philanthropy’s 33rd year, we honored 33 Latino leaders who inspire as our 2017 HIPGivers. Read the story  of Arturo Vargas, Executive Director of NALEO and the NALEO Educational Fund, below. When Arturo Vargas thinks about giving, time is always on his mind. “Everyone has time; how you use that is more valuable … Continued

In a Mexican Border Town, a Small Nonprofit Defends Immigrants

Migrants from Central America arriving in the border town of Tapachula, Mexico are journeying toward a better life, but often the reality they meet is harsh: just last year, nearly 100,000 of them ended up imprisoned in a crowded Mexican detention center that has little concern for their human rights. That’s where Centro de Derechos … Continued