FREEHOLD, NJ – The HISPA Role Model program, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing professional Hispanic role models for young students, started off its second year with 50 new volunteers, which allows the program to substantially expand its reach.
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Dear friends and members of HACEMOS,
I am very proud to share with you great news about our Hispanic Heritage Month kick-off event (HACEMOS DAY), on Tuesday September 16th. We provided a venue for our long time partner HISPA ( https://www.hispa.org/ ) to host Latino leaders from many Hispanic organizations*, to network and to learn from excellent speakers and panelists. This event also officially launched an amazing program that enables individuals like you and me to inspire a student by spending just a few hours of our time: the “HISPA Role Model program”. By challenging us to join the 100 Role Models in 100 Hours campaign, 15 HACEMOS NJ members volunteered for this program and a total of 50+ role models from the attendees.