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Department of State

Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State
Secretary Tahesha Way at Governor’s Hispanic Fellows Kick Off Event

Quarter in Review

Director’s Corner

Director Sara Peña conducted site visits to current grantees such as Rising Tide Capital and Main St. Counseling Center.
Main St. Counseling reaches another milestone celebrating another anniversary June 1, and their 38th year that the Hyde and Watson Foundation awarded them $20,000 to renovate their building. This is their largest Hyde and Watson grant which results in serving more. Learn more by visiting:

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!  Rising Tide Capital celebrated the achievements and accomplishments of their graduating entrepreneurs at The Community Business Academy Graduation.

Rising Tide Capital provides business development services designed to transform lives by helping individuals start and grow successful businesses. Learn more by visiting:

Earlier this quarter Director Peña attended the Pro Bono Legal Clinic to assist Puerto Rico Evacuees sponsored by the Hispanic Bar Association in Elizabeth.

FY 2019 Grant Application deadline was May 7, 2018. All applications are currently under review.

July 26, 2019
Slogan Winner from the 2019 Governor’s Hispanic Fellows Program

June 1, 2018
Governor’s Hispanic Fellows

The Fellows Program attracts high-performing students with an interest in diversity and inclusion who seek to acquire the skills necessary for success in a professional workplace.

The Fellows will be coached on skills such as written communication, negotiation, public speaking, organization and time management, professional etiquette, giving and receiving feedback, and so on.

The Program combines practical, hands-on experience with traditional classroom instruction, guest presentations by leading professionals, as well as other unique skill-building opportunities.

Overall, the Program leads to increased preparedness for a professional workplace and imparts the skills necessary for Latin@ to flourish as professionals in our 21st century economy.


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