Jan 20, 2013
FRIENDS joins in inauguration activities featuring historic firsts for Latinos and continue push for national museum honoring Latino heritage
Dec 10, 2012
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 update community and national leaders during 35th Annual CHCI Policy Conference
Jun 12, 2012
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
Winner will be chosen by the over 260,000 supporters across our social media platforms #LatinoMuseumContest.
Apr 6, 2012
Winner Will Be Flown to Unveiling Event in Las Vegas during NCLR Annual Conference
Apr 5, 2012
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
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
Mar 30, 2012
Grupo de senadores bipartidistas le urgen a la Comisión de Asignaciones del Subcomité del Interior Medio Ambiente y Agencias relacionadas del Senado para solicitar la inclusión de lenguaje en su presupuesto del 2013 créditos en apoyo a la creación de un Museo Latino en el Smithsonian
Mar 23, 2012
In a strong show of support, Representative Becerra and 16 House members sent a letter to the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee requesting inclusion of the American Latino Museum in its Fiscal Year 2013 appropriations bill.
Mar 22, 2012
Led by the web-based technology and social media innovators at Plus Three, the Friends of the American Latino Museum continue to lead among museum-related social media sites
Dec 29, 2011
Fox News Latino
Tracy Lopez calls for support for the American Latino Museum
Dec 8, 2011
The former Commission members encourage swift action in Congress to secure the Arts and Industries Building as the future site of the Smithsonian American Latino Museum
Nov 16, 2011
House and Senate Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Designate a Location
for the National American Latino Museum. Friends of the American Latino Museum call on Congress to support and pass the bill which would establish the Arts and Industries Building as the future site of the American Latino Museum.
Nov 15, 2011
US Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Majority Leader Reid (D-NV), US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), US Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and US Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) today introduced bipartisan legislation in the Senate and House of Representatives to authorize the Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries building on the National Mall as the designated location of the Smithsonian American Latino Museum. The authorization of the museum follows the recommendations of the May 2011 report of the bipartisan Commission to Study the Potential Creation of the National Museum of American Latino, a Commission that was established by law in 2008.
Sep 23, 2011
Events in New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, and Miami have generated increased support and momentum for the creation of an American Latino Museum in our nation’s capital
Sep 7, 2011
Friends of the American Latino Museum Announce Addition of New Board Members and Hispanic Heritage Month Events
May 5, 2011
Campaign Launch Timed in Concert with Release of Presidential Commission’s Report