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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

Mar 30, 2012

Senadores Menéndez, Reid y Rubio Piden Apoyo para la Creación de Museo Latino (SPANISH)

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

Rep. Becerra and Bipartisan Group of Members Urge Support for Creation of the Smithsonian American Latino Museum

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

Friends of the American Latino Museum Surpasses 100,000 Followers on Its @LatinoMuseum Twitter Account

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 Calls for Support of the American Latino Museum

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Tracy Lopez calls for support for the American Latino Museum

Dec 8, 2011

Emilio Estefan and Eva Longoria Lead Charge to Support Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act

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

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

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

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

FRIENDS’ National Awareness Campaign Continues to Build Support and Excitement around Creation of American Latino Museum

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

Industry and Community Leaders Join the Board of the Friends of the Amercan Latino Museum

Friends of the American Latino Museum Announce Addition of New Board Members and Hispanic Heritage Month Events

May 5, 2011

National Campaign Launched to Build American Latino Museum in Washington, D.C.

Campaign Launch Timed in Concert with Release of Presidential Commission’s Report