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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                 CONTACT: PRHTF@assembly.state.ny.us May 14, 2012 Bridging Early Achievement Gap The New York State Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force works to provide educational opportunities to Hispanic children in New York State. (Albany, NY) With the recent successful passage of the Dream Fund in the New York State Assembly, the New York State Assembly/Senate Puerto […]

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DREAM Fund Passes New York State Assembly   Chairman Felix W. Ortiz is proud to announce that after facing major scrutiny and controversy, the DREAM Fund passed the New York State Assembly Floor yesterday with 138 votes on the affirmative. Alongside immigration advocates, supporters, and thousands of immigrants throughout the state, Ortiz applauds this victory […]

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     CONTACT: Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force January 26, 2012                                               prhtf@assembly.state.ny.us / 518-455-3821 827-A LOB, Albany, New York 12248 White House Representatives Meet With NYS Assembly Puerto Rican and Hispanic Task Force White House representatives Dr. Jaime R. Torres, Regional Director of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services and Dennis O. […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  JANUARY 17, 2012 SOMOS EL FUTURO ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT & CHAIRMAN,  CESAR ASTRALAGA Colombian-American to lead New York‘s Premier Statewide Organization for Policy and Advocacy in the Hispanic/Latino Community.  (New York, NY) Cesar Astralaga, Albany resident and international businessman, was elected President & Chair of Somos el Futuro, Inc. at the Somos […]

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New AHRQ Campaign Encourages Hispanics to Work with Their Doctors to Make the Best Treatment Decisions   The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)is partnering with Hispanic-serving organizations to promote the Agency’s Spanish-language resources and to encourage consumers to become more active partners in their health […]

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Please see below for the press release from the New York State Assembly Puerto Rican/ Hispanic Task Force announcing its second interactive Town Hall meeting. The topic of this meeting is:  “New York Cares About Veterans”. Veteran Town Hall Meeting Press Release

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This is the first ever interactive Task Force town hall meeting bringing together representatives of the Hispanic community from Buffalo, Rochester, Amsterdam, Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Long Island to discuss strategies to improve New York’s economy. Click here for the press release on the success of this event. Below is the full video of the town hall […]

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