Press Releases

June 3

Exclusive: New Latino media startup launches with historic $80M raise

June 3, 2022 Sara Fischer, author of Axios Media Trends Latina activists and entrepreneurs Jess Morales Rocketto and Stephanie Valencia have raised $80 million to launch a new Hispanic media company called the Latino Media Network. Why it matters: It’s one of the largest capital raises for a Latina-owned and operated startup in the U.S. […]

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June 1

NHMC Announces the 2022 Cohort for the Series Scriptwriters Program

For Immediate Release: May 31st, 2022 PR Contact: Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis | NHMC@SunshineSachs.com  NATIONAL HISPANIC MEDIA COALITION ANNOUNCES COHORT OF PARTICIPANTS IN THE SERIES SCRIPTWRITERS PROGRAM Academy Award-winning Producer Yvett Merino will kick off a seven-week intense writers lab, giving Latinx writers an opportunity to showcase their talent to major networks LOS ANGELES, CA – May […]

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May 27

Stop Hate for Profit Coalition Calls on Tech Platforms to Deplatform Tucker Carlson and Other Repeat Promoters of Racist Great Replacement Theory

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May 5

Minority-Owned Media, Civil Rights, and Public Interest Groups Propose New FCC Content Vendor Diversity Report

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December 15

‘Return of the Jedi’ Among 25 Eclectic Films Joining National Film Registry

‘Lord of the Rings,’ ‘Selena,’ ‘Sounder,’ ‘Cooley High’ ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ and ‘WALL-E’ Among Titles Selected for Preservation Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 influential motion pictures to be inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. Selected for their cultural, historic or aesthetic […]

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November 3

DEADLINE: National Hispanic Media Coalition Reveals Lineup For Its Annual Latino Film Festival

By Rosy Cordero October 29, 2021 3:57pm EXCLUSIVE: The National Hispanic Media Coalition revealed its lineup for the upcoming 7th Annual Offical Latino Film and Arts Festival to be presented virtually from Nov. 26 to 28. Titles include Welcome to Our World, directed by Alfredo Ramos, with performances by Danny Trejo, Emilio Rivera, and Valente Rodriguez. The feature tells the story of Freddie, a […]

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September 16

NHMC Congratulates Alvaro Bedoya on FTC Nomination 

September 16, 2021 A Statement from Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC)  The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) would like to extend congratulations to Alvaro Bedoya for his recent nomination to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and applauds the Biden-Harris Administration for nominating a member of the Latinx […]

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September 15

THE NATIONAL HISPANIC MEDIA COALITION PREMIERES THEIR  LATINX STREAM SHOWCASE 

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August 10

PRESS RELEASE: The National Hispanic Media Coalition Unveils Its 2021 Series Scriptwriters Program Cohort

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July 29

NHMC | Remembering the Victims of El Paso Massacre

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May 4

NHMC Announces Newly Elected Board Officers

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March 16

#YaBastaFacebook! Leaders Demand Facebook Address Spanish Language Disinformation Crisis

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March 1

STATEMENT: National Latino Leaders Condemn Comments by Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue at CPAC 2021

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February 23

Press Release / Endorsement Letter: Warner, Hirono, Klobuchar Announce the Safe Tech Act to Reform Section 230

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January 20

PRESS RELEASE: NO BAN Act Coalition Says “Goodbye to the Muslim and African Ban”

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January 9

STATEMENT: NHMC Board Member Marie Sylla-Dixon Appointed as Chief Diversity Officer of Raytheon Technologies

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December 17

NHMC Recognizes Social Justice Game Changers

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December 7

THE NATIONAL HISPANIC MEDIA COALITION ANNOUNCES ITS 2020 SERIES SCRIPTWRITERS PROGRAM GRADUATES

  CONTACT: Araceli Velasco (626) 792-6462 avelasco@nhmc.org   December 7, 2020    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   THE NATIONAL HISPANIC MEDIA COALITION ANNOUNCES ITS  2020 SERIES SCRIPTWRITERS PROGRAM GRADUATES Los Angeles, CA – The National Hispanic Media Coalition announces its 10 graduates from it’s 2020 Series Scriptwriters Program. For the first time in nearly 20 years, […]

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November 17

PRESS RELEASE: NHMC, Free Press, Center For American Progress, and Allies Put Pressure on Facebook to Resolve Spanish Language Disinformation Gap

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, Free Press, the Center for American Progress, and several allies  sent a letter  to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg to put pressure on Facebook’s top leadership to address the inaction to curb the spread of Spanish-language disinformation.

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November 16

The National Hispanic Media Coalition Launches Its Impact Award Series: Game Changers

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July 1

RELEASE: NHMC JOINS STOP HATE FOR PROFIT FACEBOOK BOYCOTT

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June 13

PRESS RELEASE: LATINX ORGANIZATION NHMC HOLDS PEACEFUL PROTEST IN WHITTIER, CA IN SOLIDARITY OF BLACK LIVES MATTER

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June 13

MEDIA ALERT: NHMC TO HOLD PEACEFUL PROTEST IN WHITTIER IN SOLIDARITY OF #BLACKLIVESMATTER

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May 29

RELEASE: NHMC AND COMMON CAUSE URGE THE FCC TO CONSIDER MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES IN COMMUNICATIONS MARKETPLACE REPORT 

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May 4

COMMENTS: Unlicensed White Space Device Operations in the Television Bands

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April 29

Press Conference and Petition Delivery for COVID19 Broadband Access Petition

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April 29

PRESS RELEASE: Call for COVID-19 Legislation to Support Phone and Internet Access for All

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April 22

Local News Stimulus Letter to California Government

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April 22

Joint Letter to Congress on Broadband in Stimulus Bills

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April 20

Mozilla Remand Comments to the FCC

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April 16

Letter: The House Must Get Back to Work – Remotely

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April 14

COVID-19 Broadband Letter to Congressional Leadership

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April 14

Letter to Congressional Leadership Regarding LIFELINE

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April 8

Demand U.S. FCC & Congress Expand Broadband and Lifeline Access during COVID-19 Crisis

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April 7

Moratorium Against Utility Shutoffs

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April 6

Broadband Connects America Letter in Response to COVID-19

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April 3

We Demand Prison Phone Justice during COVID-19

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March 24

NHMC President & CEO, Brenda Victoria Castillo’s Statement on Lifeline During COVID-19 Crisis

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February 26

NHMC Supports the Online Privacy Act

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February 25

Maryland Net Neutrality Bill, Statement by Brenda Castillo, NHMC

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