Michigan Hispanic Latino Commission Launches Back-to-School Backpack Program

Michigan Hispanic Latino Commission Launches Back-to-School Backpack Program

The Michigan Hispanic Latino Commission (HLCOM), led by new Executive Director Felipe Lopez-Sustaita, is launching a Back-to-School Backpack initiative to help children in the Hispanic/Latino community be prepared for the coming school year. The program aims to gather 500 backpacks with supplies for children in the areas of Lansing, Flint...

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Latino Conservation Week Showcase Community’s Commitment to Protecting Public Lands

Latino Conservation Week Showcase Community’s Commitment to Protecting Public Lands

WASHINGTON — This weekend, the fourth annual Latino Conservation Week (#LatinoConservationWeek, #LCW2017) kicks off, continues through July 23 and will be celebrated with more than 100 events nationwide. The week is an opportunity for Latinos to demonstrate their passion for enjoying and protecting public lands through various outings, volunteer cleanups, educational...

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Hispanic Legislators Call On Congress To Vote Against Anti-Immigrant Legislation

Hispanic Legislators Call On Congress To Vote Against Anti-Immigrant Legislation

WASHINGTON — As the U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on two anti-immigrant pieces of legislation today, the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL), called on Members of Congress to oppose bills that would make communities less safe and that could be found unconstitutional. Latino state lawmakers stated...

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LEGISLADORES HISPANOS PIDEN AL CONGRESO RECHAZAR LEGISLACIÓN ANTIINMIGRANTE

LEGISLADORES HISPANOS PIDEN AL CONGRESO RECHAZAR LEGISLACIÓN ANTIINMIGRANTE

WASHINGTON, DC – Mientras la Cámara de Representantes federal se apresta a votar sobre dos proyectos de ley antiinmigrantes hoy, el Caucus Nacional de Legisladores Estatales Hispanos (NHCSL, por sus siglas en inglés), le hizo un llamado a los Miembros del Congreso a que se opongan a medidas legislativas que...

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Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan Appoints New Executive Director

Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan Appoints New Executive Director

The Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan (HLCOM) and the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) today appointed Dr. Felipe Lopez- Sustaita as executive director of the commission. The position had been vacant since Marylou Mason’s retirement in December 2015. “The commission is excited to start a new chapter of...

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