FALL 2015


At the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Javier Palomarez and his team advocate for Latino-owned businesses. In September, they present their 36th annual convention in Houston, a city fueled by Latino entrepreneurial growth.

By Patricia Guadalupe

Donald Trump got more than he bargained for when he took on Latinos. Yet we have him to

thank for unifying our community. Plus, a look at the Trump phenomenon on social media, including piñatas,
El Chapo, and his dangerous

visit to the border.

By Bel Hernandez

As Univision prepares to go public this fall, doubts persist about the iconic Spanish-language media company. Diversity remains a problem, and Fusion has failed to ignite. Is it ready to face the bulls of Wall Street?

By Esther Cepeda

When Jesse Jackson came to Silicon Valley, he started a long overdue conversation about diversity at companies like Google and Facebook. But what has been done since then?

By Adam Mendoza

Our own powerhouse roundtable discussion with Rep. Linda Sánchez, Rep. Michelle Luján Grisham, and the Podesta Group’s Cristina Antelo.

If you think you know the Boy Scouts, think again. These days, there are merit badges for STEM and Sustainability. And by volunteering, Latinos can make an incalculable difference in a young person’s life.

By Valerie Menard

The Congressional Hispanic Staff Association (CHSA) helps the best and brightest find their way around the halls of Congress.

By Patricia Guadalupe


Obama’s immigration reform has its day in court. Stay tuned.

By Ana Radelat

Latina author Sandra Cisneros is back at the Texas Book Festival.

By Jessica Montoya Coggins

A humanitarian crisis unfolds in the Dominican Republic.

By Aileen Roberta Schlef



Enrique Vila-Matas goes to Kassel.

By Roberto Ontiveros

Instruments with distinctive personalities.

By Mark Holston

Cartel Land reveals the War on Drugs up close.

By Roberto Ontiveros


Dolores Huerta at the Smithsonian.

By John Coppola


Ricardo Salinas

Felipe Bayon

Jacquelyn Puente

Patricia Guadalupe, Peter Villegas and Jessica Montoya Coggins

Our listing of Latino events for 2015

GALA and Felix Sanchez


Our diversity forum in Chicago

John Stumpf

Rainia Washington, Dennis Bonilla, Esther Aguilera, Yvette Donado, Patricia Guadalupe and Michele Siqueiros

Tranforming a community

Hector de Leon,  Laura G. Murillo and Jennifer Hunter

Bel Hernandez

Vanessa Smith, Regina Rogoff, Maura Patricia Masters