NHLA Press Releases

See NHLA's latest press releases below.

Nov 1, 2013

THIS YEAR’S DIA DE LOS MUERTOS WILL NOT BE COMMEMORATING IMMIGRATION REFORM

THIS YEAR’S DIA DE LOS MUERTOS WILL NOT BE COMMEMORATING IMMIGRATION REFORM

Oct 31, 2013

Coalition of 36 National Latino Organizations Congratulates Katherine Archuleta on Confirmation as OPM Director

National Leaders Thank Supportive Senators, Warning Others that Continued Opposition to Latino Nominees will be Recorded and Shared with Broader Community

Oct 30, 2013

Archuleta OPM nomination moves after unprecedented cloture vote, Groups extremely disappointed with 18 Senators who voted no

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA)—the coalition of 36 preeminent national Latino organizations in the country—released the following statement on the unprecedented Senate vote to invoke cloture, expressing disappointment about the 18 Senators who opposed the procedural vote to advance the nomination of Ms. Katherine Archuleta to be the Director of the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Oct 29, 2013

Coalition of 36 National Latino Organizations Calls on Senators to Confirm Katherine Archuleta This Week

Today, NHLA sent a letter urging the United States Senate to vote in support of Katherine Archuleta, President Barack Obama's nominee to serve as Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Oct 21, 2013

Latino Leaders to Announce Enrollment Campaign for National Hispanic Health Week of Action

NHLA To Hold Press Conference Launching Efforts to Encourage Hispanic Enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplaces

Oct 21, 2013

NHLA Seizes Historic Opportunity to Increase Latino Access to Health Care

Latino leadership highlights benefits of enrolling in new health insurance options during National Hispanic Health Week of Action

Oct 18, 2013

Latino Leaders Call on Congress to Avert Economic Crisis and Restore Investments in Children and Families

Leaders of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda called on Congress to end the government shutdown and pass a federal budget that invests in our future and creates jobs. The government is in its tenth day of shutdown and lawmakers have made little progress toward a deal to reopen it before the nation reaches its borrowing limit on October 17.

Oct 9, 2013

Advisory: Latino Leaders Call on Congress to End Government Shutdown

Join representatives of NHLA’s (National Hispanic Leadership Agenda) “Latinos United for a Fair Economy” campaign for a press conference about the effects of the federal budget battle on Latinos and hear them make the case for Congress to change course. The event, hosted by NHLA, will cover the impact of sequestration and the government shutdown on Latinos and will outline Hispanic priorities for the federal budget.

Oct 2, 2013

With the Start of the ObamaCare Enrollment Period, NHLA Organizations Educate Latino Families About New Affordable Health Insurance Options

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 36 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, and its members are reaching out to Latino families nationwide to encourage those without health insurance to enroll through the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace, which opens on October 1, providing affordable insurance options to Latinos across the nation, 31 percent of whom are currently uninsured. Through regional forums and education campaigns, NHLA organizations are working to address health disparities in the Latino community by reducing the number of uninsured families.

Sep 24, 2013

Latino Leaders Call on Senate to Confirm Katherine Archuleta as Head of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of the 36 leading Hispanic organizations in the nation, is calling for an end to unnecessary delays on the nomination of Katherine Archuleta as the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Latino leaders urge the United States Senate to promptly schedule the confirmation vote Archuleta deserves.

Sep 20, 2013

Latino Leaders Condemn U.S. House Vote to Gut SNAP Funding

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 36 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, issued the following statements condemning members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted 217 to 210 on Thursday evening to pass the draconian Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act (H.R. 3102). The measure would deny food assistance to 3.8 million people, including children.

Sep 13, 2013

NHLA Congratulates Five New Kennedy Center Honorees

Honorees Include Two Latinos in First Announcement Since Center Announced a New Selection Process to Reflect America’s Diversity

Sep 12, 2013

NHLA Briefs Congress on Sequestration's Impact on Latinos

he National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 36 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, held a congressional briefing as part of its Latinos United for a Fair Economy campaign to raise awareness about, and advocate for, the Latino community’s federal budget priorities to grow our economy.

Aug 15, 2013

NHLA Launches Latinos United for a Fair Economy

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) launched the Latinos United for a Fair Economy campaign to raise awareness about, and advocate for, the Latino community’s federal budget priorities to grow our economy.

Jul 19, 2013

NHLA Responds to House Natural Resources Committee Election and Renews Focus on Improving Latino Underrepresentation Across Government

Today, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda issued the following statement regarding the selection of the Ranking Member of the U.S. House of Representative's Committee on Natural Resources.

Jul 18, 2013

NHLA Applauds Senate Confirmation of Thomas Perez as Labor Secretary

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 36 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, praised the confirmation by the Senate today of Thomas Perez as Labor Secretary on a vote of 54-46. Perez will become the one Latino named to the President’s second-term Cabinet and the first Dominican-American Cabinet member in U.S. history.

Jul 1, 2013

NHLA Applauds Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas as Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 36 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, issued the following statement in support of President Barack Obama's nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to serve as Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. The Latino leaders also call for swift confirmation of Thomas Perez and Katherine Archuleta when the Senate returns from Independence Day recess.

Jun 27, 2013

NHLA Supports Passage of Bipartisan Senate Immigration Bill

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) expressed its support for the Senate’s passage of comprehensive immigration reform legislation (S. 744) on a vote of 68-32 today while expressing concern that the bill’s punitive elements go further than necessary.

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