Hispanic Unity of Florida Issues Statement on the Repeal Title 42

April 15, 2022 Hispanic Unity of Florida Issues Statement on the Repeal of Title 42 Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF) applauds the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcement to terminate Title 42, effective May 23, 2022. We welcome and agree this is a long-overdue policy shift that will help return the United States to … Continue reading Hispanic Unity of Florida Issues Statement on the Repeal Title 42

El condado de Broward autoriza las identificación comunitaria, dando una identidad a muchos

Muchos residentes, incluidos los ciudadanos americanos, no cumplen con los requisitos para recibir una licencia de conducir o una identificación emitida por el estado, lo que hace comprobar su identidad para numerosas actividades cotidianas, sea un desafío. En 2021, el condado de Broward aprobó una resolución propuesta por los comisionados Dale Holness y Nan Rich … Continue reading El condado de Broward autoriza las identificación comunitaria, dando una identidad a muchos

Broward County authorizes Community ID’s, giving an identity to many

Many residents, including citizens, do not meet the requirements to receive a driver’s license or state-issued identification, which makes proving their identity for numerous day-to-day activities a challenge. These individuals include: the homeless and elderly individuals, those recently returning from jail, including new immigrants and refugees, and others who believe in a diverse and inclusive … Continue reading Broward County authorizes Community ID’s, giving an identity to many

Meet Lesbia

Thanks to @Citi Foundation #ProgressMakers, Lesbia makes her career dream a reality! When Lesbia was very young, her parents made a difficult decision. They wanted a better future for their family, so they moved from Central America to the U.S. to find it. During that period, her parents were back and forth between the countries, … Continue reading Meet Lesbia

Meet Marisol

Thanks to @Citi Foundation #ProgressMakers, Marisol makes her dream a reality! From Boston, to Puerto Rico, to Miami, Marisol has been following her American dream since birth. Born in Boston, she spent several years in the historic city before her family relocated to Puerto Rico, where she grew up and attended school. As an adult, … Continue reading Meet Marisol

35 Years of Impact: English classes and job training at HUF changed Tania’s and her children’s lives… for good!

Times were tough for Tania Chinchilla when she first arrived in the U.S. in 2015. She and her two children had made the journey from Panama with only a limited grasp of the English language and no one to turn to in their new country. Tania had to find a way to support her family; … Continue reading 35 Years of Impact: English classes and job training at HUF changed Tania’s and her children’s lives… for good!

Why advocate?  And how to get started.

One of my favorite books on not-for-profit management is called Forces for Good by   Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant. The authors posit that there are six practices that define high-impact independent sector organizations. The first best practice on their list is this: Work with government and advocate for change. Why? Most readers may … Continue reading Why advocate?  And how to get started.