News Releases


20 October 2022

Hispanic Access’ Statement on Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument Expansion

On October 17, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) and U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA), along with tribal and community leaders, issued a letter calling on President Biden to use his authority under the Antiquities Act to…
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26 October 2022

Hispanic Access’ Statement on Designation of Blackwell School National Historic Site as America’s Newest National Park

On October 18, President Biden designated the Blackwell School site as part of the National Park System and signed the Blackwell School National Historic Site Act. In response to the designation, Maite Arce, president and…
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20 October 2022

Our Heritage, Our Planet Film Week Announces 2022 Award Winning Films

Our Heritage, Our Planet Film Week celebrated its second annual virtual film festival from October 11 to October 14 with more than 40 films and interactive discussions between artists, communities, and decision-makers on environmental topics.…
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03 November 2022

Hispanic Access Receives EPA Funding for Community Air Pollution Monitoring Project

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced community air pollution monitoring projects lead by the Hispanic Access Foundation in Idaho and other states will receive $499,922 in funding to enhance air quality monitoring. The projects…
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30 November 2022

Hispanic Access Statement on Avi Kwa Ame National Monument

Today, the Washington Post reported that President Biden plans to designate Avi Kwa Ame as a national monument to protect the ancestral lands of the Fort Mojave Tribe, advancing towards the goal of protecting 30…
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30 November 2022

Hispanic Access Applauds the Avi Kwa Ame National Monument Designation

Today, President Biden designated Avi Kwa Ame as a national monument to protect the ancestral lands of the Fort Mojave Tribe. In response to the designation, Maite Arce, president and CEO of Hispanic Access Foundation,…
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