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Tax Day Tea Party in Front of the White House

HLF President Mario H. Lopez spoke today at a taxpayer rally at Lafayette Park (directly in front of the White House) along with representatives of several other major organizations and well-known conservative pundits.  An estimated crowd of over 3,000 people braved the ongoing rain and colder than average temperatures for several hours to hear from […]

Roll Call Coverage of HLF CPAC Panel

Yesterday, the prominent political paper Roll Call published a piece discussing the “Building the Conservative Hispanic Coalition” panel which featured our President Mario H. Lopez.  The link is here, although it is subscription-only.  Lopez was asked what conservatives can do to make sure their message resonates more with Latinos, and he took aim at some […]

Hispanic Leadership Fund at CPAC 2009

This year’s Conservative Political Action Conference just wrapped up, and HLF was proud to participate as an official co-sponsor.  Over 8500 activists, leaders, elected officials, and students participated this year, which organizers said was a record. The Hispanic Leadership Fund’s exhibit hall booth received a lot of traffic and request for information, and we were […]

“The Future of Hispanics and the GOP”

Earlier today the Hispanic Leadership Fund was a co-host of a panel on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC titled “The Future of Hispanics and the GOP.”  In addition to HLF President Mario H. Lopez, participants included former Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez, Republican National Committee Co-Chair Jan Larimer (who participated remotely), President of America’s Majority […]

Helping to Train Campaign Mangers at LI

Once again, HLF President Mario H. Lopez gave a presentation on “The Imperative of Reaching Hispanic Voters” at the Leadership Institute as part of a training seminar for current and future campaign managers who will work to elect candidates primarily for local and state-level offices.  Lopez discussed several demographic and voting trends and the mechanics […]

HLF Represented at First Ever Debate of Candidates for GOP Party Chair

Today was the first time ever that candidates for the position of Chairman of the Republican National Committee held a public debate. the event was carried live on CSPAN2 and online.  Over 600 guests attended in person at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The event host, Americans for Tax Reform, invited Hispanic Leadership […]

Chicago Dinner Honors Linda Chavez

Last night the Hispanic Leadership Fund held a dinner at the Chicago Hilton in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.  The Hispanic Leadership Fund and the Chicago chapter of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly partnered to organize the dinner, which was attended by local business and civic leaders. Linda Chavez is chairman of the Center for […]

Latino Leaders Luncheon Honors Sosa and Bonilla

The Hispanic Leadership Fund was a special partner today for a luncheon event honoring campaign media and marketing guru Lionel Sosa and former U.S. Representative and current Hispanic Leadership Fund Advisory Board Member Henry Bonilla. The lunch event at the Minneapolis Convention Center featured about 250 guests and also featured Luis Fortuno, the Resident Commissioner […]