Author: Latino Community Foundation

Beyond Lending: Two Latinas start CDFI to Help the Central Valley 

Yery Olivares, CDFI Co-Founder and Executive Director, Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation (FAHF)  The Central Valley’s newest Community Development Financial Institution or CDFI is the first one in the region founded and led by two Latinas: Yery Olivares and Dora Westerlund. CDFIs play a vital role in historically underserved communities by increasing access to capital and resources for businesses and

What Latino Leaders in California Want from the Biden Administration

Carla Hernandez South Bay Latino Giving Circle Member ———————— “The Biden Administration has a responsibility to support the wellbeing of our families, workers, and children. I call on the Biden Administration to center the priorities of our communities by abolishing ICE, revolutionizing our healthcare system,

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