OC Latino Movers & Shakers

By Albert Ornelas

OC Latino Movers & Shakers

Hispanics in Philanthropy: Nearly $40 million raised for 500 Latino-led nonprofits

Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) will promote the power of giving and connecting at the GameChangers Conference, which will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28, at The California Endowment, in Los Angeles.

The conference will consist of two days of panels, multimedia presentations, revealing conversations with prominent “GameChangers” in philanthropy, and interactive caucuses on the issues that matter most to Latino communities.

Featured speakers include:
≈ Maria Blanco, vice president of civic engagement, California Community Foundation
≈ Dr. Diana Bontá, president and chief executive officer, The California Wellness Foundation
≈ María Hinojosa, anchor and managing editor of NPR’s “Latino USA”
≈ Monica Lozano, chief executive officer, Impremedia LLC, and chief executive officer and publisher, Los Angeles-based La Opinión
≈ Manuel Pastor, USC professor of American Studies & Ethnicity at USC author of “Uncommon Ground”
≈ Chris Peña, executive editor, NBC Latino
≈ Dr. Robert K. Ross, president and chief executive officer, The California Endowment
≈ Bradford K. Smith, president, Foundation Center
≈ Sterling Speirn, president and chief executive officer, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation
≈ Sandra L. Vargas, president and chief executive officer, The Minneapolis Foundation
≈ Luz Vega-Marquis, president and chief executive officer, Marguerite Casey Foundation
≈ Cynthia Rivera Weissblum, president and chief executive officer, the Edwin Gould Foundation

Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) was founded in 1983 to promote stronger partnerships between organized philanthropy and Latino communities. HIP has developed into a transnational network of grant-makers committed to strengthening Latino communities across the Americas. To date, through the Funders’ Collaborative for Strong Latino Communities, HIP has raised nearly $40 million and has made grants to more than 500 Latino-led nonprofits.

Don’t wait! The early-bird registration deadline is this Tuesday, March 27.

For more information, visit hiponline.org.

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