By Summit Area YMCA
On Tuesday, June 9 the Summit Area Y hosted its 2nd annual Community Achievement Dinner-celebrating the magic of community. Honored were Leslie Zimring, Supervisor of World Languages/ESL/Bilingual Programs, Summit Public Schools, and Dr. Ivonne Diaz-Claisse, a volunteer mentor with HISPA, a national organization providing support and guidance for Latino students.
June 12, Princeton University Campus – One hundred and ten 8th graders from Red Bank Middle School, Paterson School #5, New Brunswick Middle School and the William C. McGinnis School (Perth Amboy) were hosted by professionals from Princeton University, AT&T, Merck, NSHMBA, PACTO, Elizabethtown Gas, Schering-Plough, CHUBB, Argent Associates, Wakefern/Shoprite, for a day of learning about the importance of high school and the many careers they can choose to pursue.
PRESS ADVISORY PERTH AMBOY, NJ – Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda Diaz will speak to 8th-graders at the William C. McGinnis School during a HISPA Role Model program on Tuesday, May 5, 1 p.m. The school is at 271 State St., Perth Amboy.
HISPA 2017 Three Kings Banquet
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Pines Manor, 2085 Lincoln Highway (Rt. 27), Edison, NJ 08817
The Three Kings (the Three Wise Men) Banquet coincides with the traditional gift-giving period of the Nativity in Spanish-speaking countries. HISPA selected this theme to thank those whose gifts of support and volunteerism assure the success of its mission-driven programs.
HISPA hosted the 2009 Three Kings Banquet in the Seabra’s Armory this past Saturday. Guests included AT&T’s HACEMOS, MERCK’s MHO, CHUBB’s CHLEN, NSHMBA NJ, Microsoft HOLA, USHAA and the Latino Leadership Alliance of NJ. Their presence reinforced the theme of the night: “Celebrating the Impact of our Collaboration”. In the picture, (L-R) Dr. Diaz-Claisse, Alvin Ruiz (Pfeizer), Mayra Caceres (AT&T), Yolanda Baker (CHUBB), Pedro Cuellar (Merck) and Julissa Germosen (Microsoft). Read more
Hispanic mentors will be in Red Bank, Passaic and Summit this week
NEW JERSEY – Since mid-October, HISPA’s Role Model Bureau has been quite busy providing support to educational programs across New Jersey. Mentors have shared their life stories – with an emphasis on educational achievements and professional accomplishments – during visits with more than 1,000 students in New Brunswick, Paterson, West New York and Summit.
PRESS ADVISORY: HISPA Kicks Off National Hispanic Professionals Mentoring Program in New Jersey
NEW JERSEY – HISPA (Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement), a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing positive Hispanic role models for young students, is holding a launch event to spotlight the group’s national mission and its New Jersey program. The event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 6 p.m. at AT&T, One AT&T Way, Bedminster, New Jersey.
Sponsored by Teleperformance (www.teleperformancemex.com) and Camera Mundi, Inc. (www.spanisheducationalresources.com), HISPA’s President, Dr. Ivonne Diaz-Claisse, Alejandro Figueiras, (HISPA EVP Business Development) and Tere Cintron (HISPA EVP Strategic Planning) attended the USHCC 28th Convention. This event served as a venue for HISPA to identify key leaders within the Latino community that will enable HISPA’s vision to become a reality.