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THE STORY OF HUF’s BEGINNING (Part 2)

by Maria Sanjuan – Part 2 (Conclusion) Click here to read PART 1 of this story. “As HUF began to expand, it became clear that we needed a larger space. With much convincing, the City of Hollywood Commissioners agreed to … Continue reading

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THE STORY OF HUF’s BEGINNING (Part 1 of 2)

by Maria Sanjuan – Part 1 of 2 A New Immigrant “As a philanthropist, I believe in creating opportunities for others – in fostering a sense of empowerment. In essence: teach someone to fish so they’ll never go hungry. This is … Continue reading

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MEMORIES of FLORIDA

Eugenio R. Torres, Founder of Hispanic Unity Disclaimer: Excerpt from a more detailed writing of Eugenio’s life. Translated and edited at HUF in 2017. Contributing Editor: Ashley Collier – HUF volunteer. “One day, upon my arrival in Broward County, I … Continue reading

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Thank you & Farewell Dream-Makers

Imagine a workplace where you are offered a smile when you enter, no matter what is going on. Where teamwork and “selflessness” are not mere words. Hispanic Unity is such a place. It’s an organization with team members who join … Continue reading

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Earn It. Keep It. Grow It.

This is Part 2 of two-part blog on Financial Health in honor of Financial Literacy Month. Ideally, by now you have given your financial goals a little thought (see previous blog post). You may have had some quiet time with … Continue reading

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Keys to Financial Stability

How do you define being ‘financially ahead’? We believe that knowing where you want to end up on your financial journey is a step you cannot skip. Here’s some old wisdom:  if you don’t know where you are going, any … Continue reading

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All Eyes on the Supreme Court

On April 18th, eight members of the Supreme Court heard 90 minutes of oral arguments on what is known as DACA and DAPA. The White House’s representatives argued in favor of expanding an already existing program called Deferred Action for Childhood … Continue reading

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