Board Officers

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Steve Sampier, Past-Chair

I am involved with Hispanic Unity because: it allows me to work with some of the most dedicated staff, volunteers and community partners in all of South Florida to make a real difference.

Guillermo Gomez, Chair

Banker, Regional President-Commercial Banking, Florida market

Woodforest National Bank

I support HUF because: I can't think of anything more powerful than helping people to realize their full potential.

Melida Akiti, Secretary

Vice President

Memorial Healthcare System

I support HUF because: “I take passion in serving my community. I strongly believe in giving back as part of our mission in life.”

Jorge González, Treasurer

Community Volunteer

I support HUF because: As an immigrant myself, I can readily identify with and feel strongly about HUF’s mission.

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Eugenio R. Torres, Founder of Hispanic Unity
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Hispanic Unity of Florida: Client Stories

Hispanic Unity was founded more than 34 years ago by community leaders to ease the acculturation transition for newcomers from other nations. Today this nonprofit provides assistance through 12 programs and 30+ services, in four languages, to Broward's diverse community. Hispanic Unity remains the county's largest agency dedicated to the immigrant population, providing them with the tools they need to build a new life. In 2015, the agency served 17,000+ clients, from toddlers to adults.