Post Tagged with: "Hispanic Federation"

A mural portraying poet Julia de Burgos (Photo via El Diario)

Renewed Julia de Burgos Center Champions Latino Culture

Culture, Manhattan, Puerto Rican June 15, 2016 at 12:59 pm

Under new management since 2013, the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center is a mainstay of Latino culture in El Barrio with a host of free events, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers the State of the City Address on Feb. 10, 2014. (Photo via video from NYC Mayor's Office)

Immigrants Pleased by News of ID for the Undocumented

Government, Immigration February 11, 2014 at 6:19 pm

Immigrants and advocacy groups applauded Bill de Blasio’s call for a municipal ID, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

World Aids Day observed at the White House (Photo by Ted Eytan, Creative Commons license)

Opinion: Fighting for an AIDS-Free Generation

Health, Latino, Opinion December 2, 2013 at 8:53 pm

Hispanic Federation President José Calderón, in an opinion piece for El Diario-La Prensa, urges at-risk Latinos to get tested for HIV.

Rosario Arvelo receiving groceries at the Bronx Spanish Evangelical Church. (Photo by Cristina Loboguerrero via El Diario-La Prensa).

Many Can’t Afford Turkey for Thanksgiving

Economy, Food, Latino, Social Services November 25, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Unemployment, low wages and cuts to food stamp programs are making families struggle to make ends meet. Even charity organizations can’t provide proper Thanksgiving meals for those in need, El Diario-La Prensa reports.

Community leaders attribute the financial crisis facing Latino nonprofits to rules imposed by the Bloomberg administration when it comes to accessing city funding. However, it's not only problems obtaining public funding. As in the case of the iconic Alianza Dominicana, its downfall came from problems within. (Photo by Zaira Cortes via El Diario-La Prensa)

Mismanagement and City Policies Trigger Latino Nonprofit Crisis

Government, Latino, Social Services October 22, 2013 at 11:45 am

The dependence of Latino groups on public funds has become problematic and put their financial future in limbo, reports El Diario-La Prensa. But it’s not only challenges from the city, some nonprofits also face internal problems.