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Join the celebration: HISPA 2017 Three Kings Banquet Honorees!

Join us to celebrate HISPA’s accomplishments and to honor:

Walter Rodriguez, Verizon and Verizon HSO, SHARE AWARD – Role Model of the Year
Princeton University, INSPIRE AWARD – Champion of the Year
PSE&G, TRANSFORM AWARD – Corporation of the Year
Walt MacDonald, ETS, Leadership in Mentoring Award

For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hispa-2017-annual-three-kings-banquet-a-gal…

For sponsorships: https://www.hispa.org/?q=node/170

Hispanic Professionals Unite at Conference to Inspire New York City Youth

Hispanic Professionals Unite at Conference to Inspire New York City Youth: Hosted by Columbia University Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and National Nonprofit HISPA

Princeton, NJ – HISPA (Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement) and Columbia Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), with support from Columbia Journalism School and the Double Discovery Center at Columbia College, will host a day-long Youth Conference at Columbia University on Friday, October 7, coinciding with Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Hispanic Professionals Commit to Inspire South Florida’s Youth

The City of Miami, Office of the Mayor, Hosts Role Model Program Kick-Off Event
Princeton, NJ – National nonprofit organization HISPA (Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement) is launching their role model-based programming in Miami—as well as their newest initiative, VISION 2020: an effort to recruit Hispanic role models to share 20,000 inspirational stories with students. The launch and campaign will begin with the HISPA Miami Role Model Program Kick-Off and Recruiting Event, hosted by the City of Miami, Office of the Mayor, on September 30 at 5:30 pm. The evening will bring together Latino professionals from public and private sectors dedicated to inspiring our youth, including leaders from the Office of the Mayor, the Southern District of Florida Department of Justice, ESPN, UPS and Visa, among others. Read more

One Hundred Hispanic Volunteers to Inspire Youth to Imagine Great Futures at Princeton Youth Conference

June 3 Conference to Focus on College and STEM Career Opportunities, Will Feature Alfredo Ayala, Named One of Tech’s Most influential Latinos
Princeton, NJ, June 1, 2016 — HISPA (Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement) will unite Hispanic mentors with 150 New Jersey students from Elizabeth, Perth Amboy and Summit at Princeton University for a youth conference themed “Take Action! Achieve Your Dreams” on Friday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Office of Human Resources at Princeton University and co-hosted by Verizon and the Verizon Hispanic Support Organization (HSO), HISPA’s 19th youth conference will emphasize the importance of continuing education and will introduce students to campus life and careers open to college graduates.

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Latino Role Models Will Inspire Students to Focus on College and Career at San Antonio’s May 13 Youth Conference

Princeton, NJ, May 2, 2016 — HISPA (Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement) will unite Latino professionals with 150 San Antonio students from Anson Jones Middle School at St. Mary’s University for a youth conference on Friday, May 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hosted by the St. Mary’s Office of Student Retention with Annual Partner Educational Testing Service (ETS), the daylong conference, themed “Take Action! Achieve Your Dreams” fosters a college-going culture by exposing Latino youth to life on a university campus and a variety of careers open to those with a college education.

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A Role Model for HISPA’s Role Models

Princeton, N.J., March 10, 2016 – HISPA is pleased to announce that Rod Colón has joined the organization’s team as Role Model Development Director. Rod brings over 25 years of experience to the position, in which he will focus on the recruitment, retention, and professional development of HISPA volunteers. An accomplished executive coach and professional speaker, he will also support HISPA by consulting with partner organizations and advising employee resource groups on best practices. Read more

Modelos a Seguir Latinos Celebran La Tradición de Reyes al Galardonar a la Fundación Verizon y Empleados de AT&T y UPS

Princeton, N.J., 12 de enero de 2016 – HISPA (Hispanos Inspirando Rendimiento Estudiantil), entidad sin fines de lucro, homenajeará a voluntarios, patrocinadores y colaboradores en su Banquete de los Reyes Magos el 14 de enero de 2016 en el Pines Manor de Edison, NJ. El evento reunirá a unos 300 líderes de los sectores público y privado para celebrar los aportes de más de 2.000 modelos a seguir latinos que participan en los programas educativos de HISPA, los cuales inspiran a la juventud latina a perseguir la educación para realizar sus sueños.

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