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Latino Conservation Action Week Launches, Highlights Latinos’ Dedication to Protecting Our Environment
Date:7/27/2014

Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 27, 2014

The inaugural Latino Conservation Action Week kicks off as Latinos demonstrate their passion for protecting our environment and getting outdoors. During the week, the Latino community, particularly in the Southwest, will go on hiking or camping outings, participate in community events or hold presentations designed to show their support for permanently protecting our land, water and air.

“This week is about sharing the Latino community’s perspective on the environment like the need to protect our public lands and natural surroundings for future generations,” said Maite Arce, president of Hispanic Access Foundation, which created the Action Week as part of its growing environmental program. “Hispanics are passionate about the outdoors and hold a strong belief that we have a moral obligation to take care of it.”

There has been a surge of activity from Hispanics across the country in relation to the environment. Polling consistently shows high levels of pro-conservation stances among Latinos, including high-levels of support for candidates sharing this same value. Numerous Latino groups dedicated to engaging and protecting the environment – including Action Week event sponsors Latino Outdoors and HECHO (Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hiking and the Outdoors) – have been formed. And, recognizing the importance of the nation’s largest minority group as the environmental stewards of tomorrow, national parks, government agencies, environmental groups and others have initiated programs to heighten Latino participation.

"Latino communities are diverse across the US. But one commonality is a connection to the outdoors and open space. We celebrate, enjoy, and conserve nuestra madre tierra guided by our cultura, traditions, and h
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