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Diversity and Inclusion

This Diversity and Inclusion Task Force leads the CHC's efforts in promoting a diverse workforce on Capitol Hill, in the Federal Government and in Corporate America.   

Members:
Rep Ruben Gallego, Co-Chair
Senator Robert Menendez, Co-Chair
Rep. Ben Ray Lujan

More on Diversity and Inclusion

Sep 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the highest ranking Hispanic member of Congress, sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai inquiring about the status of the Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (ACDDE) announced back in April.
Sep 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – El Senador Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), el Hispano de más alto rango en el Congreso, envió una carta al Presidente de la Comisión Federal de Comunicaciones (FCC, por sus siglas en inglés), Ajit Pai, inquiriendo sobre el estatus del Comité Asesor sobre Diversidad y Empoderamiento Digital (ACDDE, por sus siglas en inglés) formado en Abril.
Sep 15, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement to commemorate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated each year from the 15th of September until the 15th of October:
 
Aug 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and CHC Members sent a letter to Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Thomas Price, after reports surfaced that the department has no outreach plan for Hispanic enrollment in the lead up to the 2018 ACA enrollment period.
Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General Jeff Sessions declining to meet with the CHC:
 
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced the House Democratic Diversity Initiative, which will focus on increasing workforce diversity across staff in House Democratic offices. The Chairs of the Congressional Tri-Caucus – which is composed of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus – released the following statement:
 
May 30, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Chairs of the Congressional Tri-Caucus – which is composed of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus – sent a letter to the outgoing Director of the U.S. Census Bureau John H. Thompson inviting him to a meeting to discuss concerns and determine how Tri-Caucus Members can better support the U.S. Census Bureau as it prepares for the 2020 Census.
 
May 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Members of the CHC sent a letter to Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General Jeff Sessions inviting him to a meeting to discuss the many concerns Members have with recent DOJ policy changes.
 
May 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Members of the CHC sent a letter to Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Alexander Acosta inviting him to a meeting to discuss policies and regulations under his jurisdiction.
 
May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham released the following statement on President Trump’s budget proposal: