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Hispanic Unity was named NCLR's Affiliate of the Year during its annual conference. The Affiliate of the Year Award, in collaboration with Ford Motor Company Fund, is the highest honor awarded to an NCLR Affiliate for its outstanding contributions to the Latino community and commitment to advancing the mission of NCLR. Ford Motor Company Fund is the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company.


Desde hace 35 años la fundación Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF, por sus siglas en inglés) se ha convertido en el pilar para el fortalecimiento de inmigrantes que llegan a Estados Unidos, aspirando a alcanzar el sueño americano.

The 2015 Entrepreneur Summit, a day-long learning and networking event by Hispanic Unity of Florida, will showcase the diverse businesses that contribute to South Florida's economy.

Returning for a fourth year, the 2015 Entrepreneur Summit is a day-long learning and networking event, which showcases the diverse array of businesses that contribute to South Florida’s economy. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, October 8th at Nova Southeastern University, in the Carl DeSantis Building, from 12:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Hispanic Unity was featured on Univision's "Ahora en Nuestra Comunidad."

Pictured: HUF Senior Career Coach Carmen Garcia speaking with Univision's Eileen Cardet and providing tips for job seekers about resume writing, helpful workshops and other resources available to job seekers through Hispanic Unity. 

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Hispanic Unity de Florida (HUF), una de las organizaciones de asistencia social más importantes del sur del estado, ha sido reconocida como la Afiliada del Año para la región del Sureste de Estados Unidos por parte del Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, siglas en inglés).


Hollywood, FL, July 15, 2015 – Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF) has been named the National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR) 2015 Southeast Affiliate of the Year. HUF was awarded the special designation at the conclusion of NCLR’s Annual Conference held in Kansas City, Missouri from July 11-14. For 33 years, HUF, serving as the Ellis Island of South Florida, has provided community members with more than 30 services across 12 program areas in four languages, including: civic engagement, education, economic development and healthcare.


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Hollywood, FL, May 21, 2015 - Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF) is proud to welcome Manuel Catedral, MasterCard's Vice President/Country Head, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, to its Board of Directors. Mr. Catedral brings more than 20 years of financial services experience to the role. His connections within the local community and abroad, coupled with his extensive leadership background, will add tremendous value to the HUF mission of empowering Hispanics and other members of the community to become self-sufficient, civically engaged and lead productive lives.


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Eugenio R. Torres, Founder of Hispanic Unity
shares HUF’s early years in his:

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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.