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“Latino Innovators” Offer Networking Opportunities to the Hispanic Community

Elizabeth, New Jersey – May 06, 2011 – United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) today announced that the UWGUC Hispanic Leadership Advisory Council (HLAC) is teaming up with Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA), the Merck Hispanos Organization (MHO) and Kean University to create a unique networking opportunity for the Hispanic Community.

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Release: HISPA President among six Latino Leaders to be honored by the Friends of the Hispanic Research and Information Center

FRIENDS OF THE HISPANIC RESEARCH AND INFORMATION CENTER TO HONOR
SIX LATINO LEADERS AND NEWARK LIBRARY

The Friends of the Hispanic Research and Information Center (HRIC) will honor six New Jersey Latino leaders and the Newark Public Library at the 2011 Annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday, May 4, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange.

 

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Watch Univision covering of HISPA session at College Board “Preparate: Educating Latinos for the Future of America” Conference

Univision published the coverage of the College Board “Preparate: Educating Latinos for the Future of America” Conference, where HISPA president Dr. Ivonne Diaz-Claisse was the speaker in the session called: “Creating Latino Student Success Through Role Models, Mentors and Families in Schools: HISPA and Parents Step Ahead (http://www.parentsstepahead.org/).”

 

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ETS Named HISPA Corporate Sponsor of the Year

January 27, 2011
Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing professional Hispanic role models for young students, last week awarded the TRANSFORM award to ETS in recognition of our wide-ranging support of the organization.

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Press Release: HISPA to Honor Supporters of Role Model Program for Latino Students at Annual Three Kings Banquet

Thursday, Jan. 13
Seabra’s Armory, Perth Amboy
FREEHOLD, NJ – The HISPA Role Model Bureau, a national New Jersey-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing professional Hispanic role models for young students, will honor key supporters and celebrate its achievements from the past year at its Annual Three Kings Banquet on Thursday, Jan. 13, 6:00 p.m., at Seabra’s Armory in Perth Amboy.
Awards will be presented to:

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HISPA Kicks Off Third Year with 400 Hispanic Professionals Serving as Role Models for NJ Students

Majority of Role Models are in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Fields
PRINCETON, NJ – The HISPA Role Model Bureau, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing professional Hispanic role models for young students, kicked off its third year with 400 Hispanic professionals ready to support educational programs across New Jersey.
In the past year, HISPA doubled the number of volunteers who are serving as role models, announced Dr. Ivonne Diaz-Claisse, president of HISPA, which stands for Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement. The majority of the role models are in the STEM fields: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

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