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May 20, 2013

UH Professor Represented in National American Latino Discussion

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UH professor represented in national American Latino discussion

May 16, 2013

NALAC Supports and Advocates for the Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act

National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC)

NALAC Supports and Advocates for the Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act

May 7, 2013

Florida Artist Wins 2013 National American Latino Museum Design Contest

Thousands of online voters chose the winning design by artist Ana María Villegas, originally from Mexico City, living in Coral Springs, FL

Apr 26, 2013

Friends of the American Latino Museum Host First Informational Town Hall with Rice University

Historians, academics, and media experts will engage the Houston community on the importance and challenges surrounding a National American Latino Museum in Washington, D.C.

Apr 16, 2013

12th Annual LatinVIP Cinco de Mayo Celebration Brings Together D.C. Area Latino Professionals in Support of National American Latino Museum

Winner of 2013 @LatinoMuseum Design Contest Unveiled During Celebration

Apr 16, 2013

Friends of the American Latino Museum Announce 2013 Campaign Design Contest Finalists

Public Voting to Select This Year's Winner is Underway at AmericanLatinoMuseum.org

Apr 12, 2013

Latino Museum Plans Moving Forward

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Latino Museum Plans Moving Forward

Mar 26, 2013

Hispanicize 2013 and the Friends of the American Latino Museum Host National Town Hall ‘Searching for Cesar Chavez,’ an Exploration of Leadership in the Latino Community

Town Hall will be a national live-streamed event joined by national experts, media and elected officials

Mar 15, 2013

Bipartisan Leaders in Congress Introduce Legislation to Designate a Location on the National Mall for the American Latino Museum

FRIENDS applauds yesterday's introduction of the bipartisan Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act in the Senate, by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), and in the House by Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL).

Mar 14, 2013

Menendez, Reid, Rubio, Becerra and Ros-Lehtinen Reintroduce Legislation to Authorize American Latino Museum on the National Mall

House and Senate leadership reintroduce the Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act which designates the Arts and Industries on the National Mall as the future home of the museum.

Mar 14, 2013

Menéndez, Reid, Rubio, Becerra y Ros-Lehtinen Presentan Proyecto de Ley para Autorizar Museo Latino en los Predios del Smithsonian

Lideres de el Congreso resentaron hoy un proyecto de ley en el senado y la cámara de representantes para autorizar que el edificio de Arte e Industria del Smithsonian sea la localización y sede oficial del Museo Latino del Smithsonian.

Mar 7, 2013

Friends of the American Latino Museum Launches Second Annual National Design Contest for 2013 Campaign Activities

The Friends of the American Latino Museum (FRIENDS) kicked off its second annual Campaign Design Contest today.

Jan 20, 2013

FRIENDS Commemorates 2013 Inauguration, Looks Ahead To Building On Success Of Past Four Years

FRIENDS joins in inauguration activities featuring historic firsts for Latinos and continue push for national museum honoring Latino heritage

Dec 10, 2012

Friends of the American Latino Museum Announce New Executive Board Leadership

Former National Museum of the American Latino Commissioner, Cid Wilson, to Chair FRIENDS Board, joined by representative of NewsCorp, CNN Political Analyst and former Smithsonian General Counsel.

Sep 12, 2012

Friends of the American Latino Museum Call On Congress to Join Bipartisan Effort to Pass Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act

FRIENDS update community and national leaders during 35th Annual CHCI Policy Conference

Jun 12, 2012

Thousands of American Latino Museum Supporters Participate in Selection of Winning 2012 Campaign Design Contest

The winning design, by UNO Branding, will be represented by the company’s founder, Luis Fitch, at the official unveiling in Las Vegas during NCLR’s annual conference

May 29, 2012

Friends of The American Latino Museum Announce Six Finalists of 2012 Campaign Design Contest

Winner will be chosen by the over 260,000 supporters across our social media platforms #LatinoMuseumContest.

Apr 6, 2012

Friends of American Latino Museum Launch National Design Contest for 2012 Campaign Activities

Winner Will Be Flown to Unveiling Event in Las Vegas during NCLR Annual Conference

Apr 5, 2012

Friends of the American Latino Museum Sponsor HISPANICIZE 2012 Annual Latino Social Media Event

American Latino Museum will be the Featured Case Study on Non-profit Social Media Innovation led by Plus Three Co-Founder, Juan Proaño

Mar 30, 2012

Senators Menendez, Reid and Rubio Urge Support for the Creation of the Smithsonian American Latino Museum

Bipartisan group of Senators call on the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee to include language supporting the creation of a future Smithsonian American in the Fiscal Year 2013 Interior Appropriations Bill