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HLF at the 9/12 Taxpayer Tea Party Rally on the National Mall

Tens of thousands of Americans from all walks of life gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC today. The Hispanic Leadership Fund President Mario H. Lopez addressed the crowd, which was unified in its opposition to the reckless economic policies coming from the Congress and the White House. Lopez shared a bit about his […]

Documentary and Panel Dicusses Market-Based Immigration Reform

Today Hispanic Leadership Fund President Mario H. Lopez participated in a panel discussion on free market-based immigration reform.  The discussion at the ) at the National Press Club also featured Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal, Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform and HLF Advisory Board Member, Helen Kreible  of the Kreible […]

Conference on Climate Change

Today kicks off The Heartland Institute’s Third Annual Conference on Climate Change, which aims to highlight the best scientific and economic research in fields pertinent to the climate change debate.  Various Members of Congress and other leaders will be present as well as leading scientists and economists.  The Hispanic Leadership Fund is a co-sponsor of […]

HLF’s “First Anniversary Fiesta”

To celebrate the first anniversary of the founding of the Hispanic Leadership Fund, yesterday we hosted our “First Anniversary Fiesta” in Washington, DC.  Over 100 people attended, including representatives from major conservative think tanks and advocacy organizations.  Special guests included Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, and President […]

Resource Bank Meeting in Los Angeles

Today, the Heritage Foundation concluded its annual Resource Bank meeting.  The Hispanic Leadership Fund was present for the two-day conference along with  more than 500 think tank executives, public interest lawyers, policy experts, and elected officials from around the world.  The focus was on issues, strategies, and methods for advancing free market, limited government public […]

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 […]