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HLF’s Second Anniversary Dinner

The Hispanic Leadership Fund held a hugely successful dinner in celebrating its Second Anniversary in Washington, DC last night. Special guests Sen. Tom Coburn, Sen. Orrin Hatch, Sen. John Thune, Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart, Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, Rep. Tom Price, and former Rep. (and HLF Advisory Board Member) Henry Bonilla, all showed up to honor the […]

At the “Preserving American Liberty” Event in Kansas City

HLF President Mario H. Lopez is in Kansas City, MO today at the Winning Back America event organized by Preservign American Liberty, a grassroots group based in Kansas City. Lopez spoke to the crowd of about 4,000 people discussing the need to reach Latino voters across the country by emphasizing shared principles and policies that […]

Addressing State and Local Candidates at the Republican National Committee

Today the Republican national Committee will host a Hispanic Leadership Briefing for candidates running for the U.S. Congress as well as various state and local offices. The RNC invited Hispanic Leadership Fund President to address the attendees on “Strategies for Winning the Hispanic Vote in 2010 and Beyond.” Lopez will discuss issues, messaging, and talk […]

Panel Discussion at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference

The just-wrapped up Southern Republican Leadership Conference featured a panel discussion for attendees focusing on “Tools for Engaging Hispanics.” HLF President Mario H. Lopez participated along with Solicitor General of Texas Ted Cruz and marketing specialist Angelette Aviles. Topics addressed included issues, polling data, messaging, demographics, voting dynamics, and recommendations for moving forward. This year’s […]

Obamacare’s negative Impact on Latinos

The Hispanic Leadership Fund sent a second letter to lawmakers today objecting to provisions in the current health care bill that negatively target minority communities. The current legislation will have a disproportionately negative impact on low-income minority groups and will lead to Medicare cuts for Hispanic seniors, increase in taxes for Hispanic small businesses and […]

CPAC 2010 Kicks-Off with Panel Featuring HLF

The Hispanic Leadership Fund was back again at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference. One of the first panels of the conference was called “The Rise of Latino Conservatism” and featured the president of our organization, Mario H. Lopez.

HLF Joins in Launch of Broadband for America Coalition

Today we join in the launch of the Broadband for America coalition to highlight the many benefits of broadband access and the positive economic effects of continued progress toward universal broadband. The internet is revolutionizing so many aspects of commerce and providing opportunities for innovators, entrepreneurs, students, patients, workers, and consumers.

“Young Blue, Red, and Purple Latinos”

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute invited HLF to participate in a roundtable discussion today subtitled “Empowering The Community Through Advocacy” held during their annual 2009 Public Policy Conference.