Statements

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

Latinx Stream Showcase Press Release

THE NATIONAL HISPANIC MEDIA COALITION PREMIERES THEIR  LATINX STREAM SHOWCASE  To kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month, the 35-year-old civil rights non-profit will be showing the world the power of Latinx creativity Los Angeles, CA – September 15th, 2021 – The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) premieres their Latinx Stream Showcase today with the purpose […]

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August 24

NHMC Applauds the House of Representatives for Defending Voting Rights and Passing H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021

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August 17

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August 11

NHMC Applauds the Senate for Investing in Broadband and Passing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

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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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July 29

Two-Years Since the Massacre in El Paso: We Must Combat Domestic Extremism, Online Hate and Disinformation

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June 25

NHMC Demands FBI Investigation Into Hate Crime at Coronado High School

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June 8

Facebook’s Two Year Ban Opens the Door for Future Hate Targeting Latinos

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June 7

Join NHMC for the Opening Weekend of In The Heights!

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May 12

STATEMENT: FCC Launches Internet Discount Program for COVID-19 Recovery Efforts

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May 5

STATEMENT: Facebook Oversight Board Justifies Trump Ban, Punts Decision Back to Facebook’s Out of Touch Leadership

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May 4

NHMC Announces Newly Elected Board Officers

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April 20

STATEMENT: Justice for George Floyd

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March 18

Calling on Press to Refer to Asians, Especially Asian Women, to Cover Anti-Asian Hate Stories

The National Hispanic Media Coalition is dedicated to eliminating hate and racism, and we stand in solidarity with our Asian-Latinx family and all in the Asian American Pacific Islander community in demanding justice.

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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 28

STATEMENT: NHMC Announces 2021 Policy Priorities

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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 25

STATEMENT: NHMC Files Comments Urging Federal Communication Commission to Make Emergency Broadband Program as Inclusive as Possible

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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 20

STATEMENT: NHMC Looks with Hope to the Biden-Harris Administration

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January 12

STATEMENT: NHMC Urges YouTube to Ban Donald Trump’s Channel: Lives Are at Stake

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January 11

STATEMENT: Amazon, Apple and Google Remove Parler From Their Platforms

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January 10

NHMC’s Statement on President-elect Joe Biden Nomination of Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General

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January 10

STATEMENT: President-elect Joe Biden Nominates Civil Rights Leader Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General

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January 9

STATEMENT: National Hispanic Media Coalition’s Statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s Nomination of California Official Isabel Guzman to Head the U.S. Small Business Administration

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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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January 9

NHMC’s Statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s Nomination of California Official Isabel Guzman to Head the U.S. Small Business Administration

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January 8

PRESS RELEASE: NHMC’s Statement on Twitter Permanently Suspending Donald J. Trump’s Account

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January 8

STATEMENT: NHMC and Fellow Stop Hate For Profit Coalition Leaders Call on All Social Media Platforms to #BanTrumpSaveDemocracy

Stop Hate for Profit– the national coalition of civil rights organizations and advocacy groups behind the largest advertiser walk-out ever of Facebook last summer and September’s Week of Action on Instagram– is demanding that Facebook, Twitter, Alphabet and other social media platforms #BanTrumpSaveDemocracy by permanently removing Donald Trump from their platforms.

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January 8

STATEMENT: Broadcast & Cable TV Also Emboldened the White Supremacy’s Attempted Coup

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January 7

STATEMENT: Democracy and Lives Depend on Effective Leaders

Our country needs true leadership right now. Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, and Sundar Pichai: we urge you to permanently ban the accounts of Donald Trump and other bad actors circumventing your content moderation policies on social media in order to save lives and safeguard the democracy of the United States of America. 

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January 7

STATEMENT: Violent Attempted Coup at Nation’s Capitol Was Fueled by Online Hate

Social Media platforms have enabled the spread of White Supremacy and dangerous conspiracy theories under the guise of responsible content moderation for far too long. As we have learned time and again, temporary suspensions and downranking of repeat offenders, like President Trump, are not sufficient nor appropriate given the gravity of the issue at hand.

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December 22

NHMC Applauds Congress on the Passing of an Emergency Broadband Benefit, Bringing Internet Access to Struggling Families 

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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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