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Read the stories of the incredible changemakers who are making an impact in Latino communities.

Thought Leadership

April 2018

Mexico's apparel industry workforce is predominantly female. In HIP's new report, we present three case studies of Mexican companies that are investing in improving labor conditions for their workers, especially women.

January 2018

Female workers in Mexico's apparel industry face challenging living and working conditions. How can Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives achieve better working conditions and respect the human labor rights...

July 2017

Mexico is a point of origin for many of the trafficking victims that end up in the U.S. And yet philanthropy hasn't done enough. What's happening on the ground, and how can funders make effective investments?

HIP in the News

Looking Inward: The New Fund Seeking Racial Equity in the Nonprofit Sector

08-11-2018 | Inside Philanthropy

The Ford and W.K. Kellogg foundations recently teamed up with Borealis Philanthropy to launch the Racial Equity in Philanthropy Fund. The fund just released its first round of grants, totaling $14...

Puerto Rico has kept its head above water. We must help before it’s too late.

07-24-2018 | The Washington Post

It is dusk in Mariana, a barrio in the coastal resort town of Humacao, which sits at the epicenter of Hurricane Maria’s landfall. The streets are dark but not silent. Mariana still has no power or...

Puerto Rico Is Rarely on Philanthropy’s Radar. Could a New Plan Change That?

06-20-2018 | Chronicle of Philanthropy

Today’s meeting, convened by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Hispanics in Philanthropy, is billed as a "philanthropic-efforts information session." The agendafocuses on Puerto Rico and...

Latinos can use philanthropy to strengthen collective power

03-13-2018 | Miami Herald

 I will never forget the day Miami, the city I call home, experienced the devastating Liberty City riots. I watched the Miami skyline burning from the roof of the hotel where I worked, witnessing...

HIPGivers: Portraits of Latino Giving

2017 HIPGivers: 33 Portraits of Latino Giving

Get inspired by the stories of musician Ricky Martin, playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda, and philanthropist

2016 HIPGivers: 32 Portraits of Latino Giving

Read the stories of our incredible HIPGivers, including actor Wilmer Valderrama, poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, and...

2015 HIPGivers: 31 Portraits of Latino Giving

Read more about 2015's honorees, including musician and indigenous activist Lila Downs, media entrepreneur Nely Galán,...

2017 HIPGivers Video