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The Summit Area YMCA Celebrates Community Partners

By Summit Area YMCA
6/19/2009

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.

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Over 100 students challenged to “TAKE ACTION” to “ACHIEVE THEIR DREAMS” at HISPA Youth Conference

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.

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HISPA Three Kings Banquet – January 12, 2017


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.

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“2009 Three Kings Banquet” Celebration Shines with the Spirit of Collaboration

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

HISPA’s Role Model Bureau Reaches More Than 1,000 NJ Students

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.

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“100 Role Models in 100 Hours”

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.

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HISPA Participates at the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico (September 2007)

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.
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