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Jun 28, 2017

Ten Museums That Don't Exist In D.C. ... Yet


By now you probably know that, come this fall, you'll be able to tour the latest big addition to the city's stock, the Museum of the Bible. But there are nine more museums you may not have heard of which plan (or hope) to open in the capital soon.

Jun 20, 2017

Diane Guerrero Helps Push for National Latino Museum in Washington, D.C.

Latina Magazine

Actress and activist Diane Guerrero joined lawmakers at the Capitol to help push the creation of a Latino Museum.

Jun 19, 2017

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen introduces bill for a National Smithsonian American Latino Museum

Miami Herald

Florida Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen introduced a bill on Friday that would establish a National Latino Museum on or near the National Mall in Washington D.C., a longtime goal for some members of Congress. The effort comes less than a year after the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened up near the Washington Monument after years of planning.

Jun 18, 2017

Push renewed for national Latino museum Effort has backing of key Texas GOP lawmakers

The Monitor

More than a dozen years after elected Latinos in Congress first started pushing for a museum on the National Mall celebrating Hispanic history and culture, they are rebooting the effort — with the help of some star power, Hollywood actress Diane Guererro.

Jun 16, 2017

Hispanic lawmakers introduce bill to create Latino American museum

Washington Examiner

Hispanic members of Congress on Thursday re-introduced a bicameral and bipartisan bill to create a national Smithsonian Museum of the American Latino.

Jun 15, 2017

Actress Diane Guerrero joins lawmakers' call for national Latino museum

USA Today

Latino members of Congress from both parties said Thursday that a national museum devoted to their people's contributions to American history is long overdue, and Passaic-born actress and immigration activist Diane Guerrero was there to urge them on.

Jun 15, 2017

Orange is the New Black’s Diane Guerrero wants a Latino museum: ‘Where’s our history?’

The Washington Post

Actress and activist Diane Guerrero joined lawmakers at the Capitol to help push the creation of a Latino Museum.

Jun 15, 2017

Bipartisan group, Netflix actress back bill for American Latino Museum

The Hill

A bipartisan group of legislators introduced a bill Thursday advancing the idea of a Smithsonian National American Latino Museum on the National Mall.

Jun 15, 2017

Effort to Create American Latino Museum on National Mall Gets Push in Bipartisan Bill

NBC News

While Washington has been focusing on a number of other issues, supporters of a Latino Smithsonian museum have been quietly working behind the scenes, pushing Congress to vote this year on legislation to move the project forward.

Jul 2, 2015

National Portrait Gallery Honors Dolores Huerta

Ms. Magazine

Feminist Majority Foundation board member and lifelong feminist activist Dolores Huerta was honored by the National Portrait Gallery last night as the first Latina person to have a featured exhibition at the museum.

May 20, 2015

El Museo Latino en el Smithsonian busca 3 millones para avanzar con proyecto

El futuro Museo Nacional del Estadounidense Latino, que se construiría en Washington como parte de la red de la Institución Smithsonian, necesita recaudar tres millones de dólares para avanzar con el proyecto.

Sep 6, 2014

Movement to Create National Latino Museum Gains Footing

Orange County Register

The House bill has 15 co-sponsors, eight of them Republicans, including Californian Jeff Denham. Democratic co-sponsors from California include Reps. Judy Chu and Lucille Roybal-Allard. Still, Republicans control the House, and the more of them Becerra can get on board, the more likely the bill will come to the floor for a vote.

Apr 30, 2014

Campaña Por Museo Latino Llega a Houston

La Voz Houston

Como parte de ella, fueron premiadas tres personalidades de la ciudad

Apr 25, 2014

Friends of the American Latino Museum Announce Inaugural American Latino Influencer Awards in Houston

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Joins Celebration of Houston Leaders Committed to American Latino History, Arts and Culture

Mar 16, 2014

SXSW Beckons Latinos

Decisive Latino

Mar 11, 2014

What Would Cesar Chavez Tweet


If historic United Farm Workers of America organizer César Chávez had access to Twitter and other online organizing platforms, what would he have tweeted?

Mar 7, 2014

SXSW Panel: What Would Cesar Chavez Tweet


Mar 7, 2014

SXSW Interactive 2014: A Change in Focus, Tone with Darker Tech Topics and International Scope, Including Latin American Startups


Mar 7, 2014

What Would Cesar Chavez Tweet

San Antonio Express News

Mar 6, 2014

Latino Art Group Urges the Inclusion of a National Smithsonian American Latino Museum Through a 2014 Campaign Design Contest

Latin Post

There's something vital missing from the National Mall in our nation's capital -- the official recognition of Latino Americans.