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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

Oct 31, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham and CHC Health Task Force Chair Raul Ruiz (CA-36) sent a follow-up letter to Acting Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Eric D. Hargan. The letter calls on the Acting Secretary to address the lack of outreach to Latinos in preparation for the Open Enrollment period, request an urgent meeting, and offer recommendations to ensure a successful enrollment process, which starts on November 1st.
 
Oct 16, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement to mark the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated each year from the 15th of September until the 15th of October:
 
Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) and CHC First Vice-Chair Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20) sent a letter to 32 top tech companies to ask for critical diversity metrics.
 
Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) released the following statement today on President Trump's tweet threatening to pull back the federal disaster response from Puerto Rico as they recover from a humanitarian crisis:
 
Oct 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As we continue to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Joint Economic Committee Democrats and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus today released a fact sheet on the “Economic State of the Latino Community in America.” The fact sheet outlines the latest statistics on the economic well-being of the nation’s Latino community, including population, employment, and earnings statistics, and other key indicators.
 
Sep 27, 2017 Press Release
Washington D.C. – Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) including Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01), Rep. José E. Serrano (NY-15), Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), Rep. Nydia Velázquez (NY-07), Rep. Darren Soto (FL-09), released the following statements in response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Puerto Rico one week after it was struck by Hurricane Maria, the second hurricane to hit the Island in September:
 
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.