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Hispanic Austin Leadership (HAL) Program Named One of the Best in the USA


The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s (GAHCC) Hispanic Austin Leadership (HAL) Program has been named one of the top seven…

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The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce prepares for its Economic Development Trade Mission to Mexico


With preparations underway, the goal is to forge business ties and promote a collaborative agreement between the GAHCC and the Cámaras…

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New Research Illustrates Fast-Growing Hispanic Businesses in Greater Austin and Central Texas


The study by the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber projects substantial growth in Hispanic-owned businesses with revenues of over $12.8…

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The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Stephanie Bazan as the Director of Communications, Signature Events & Programs


Austin, Texas - The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) is pleased to announce its recent hire, Stephanie Bazan, who will…

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GAHCC supports the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement


Luis A. Rodriguez, GAHCC President & CEO, said, "We are in alignment with many of our partners who support the USMCA, including the USCC and…

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Texas Declaration Website - SBA Update


The U.S. Small Business Administration is encouraging prospective applicants to go to www.sba.gov/disaster to complete their profile and get…

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The GAHCC Supports the Austin Economic Injury Bridge Loan Program


 

Austin, Texas - The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) fully supports Austin City Council’s vote to launch the Austin…

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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Policy Brief



Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Policy Brief

The PPP is a program implemented in order to keep people on the payroll of small…

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Goldman Sachs and LiftFund partner to provide $50 million in loans to small businesses in Texas


 

Austin, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott announced today that Goldman Sachs and the LiftFund, along with other community development financial…

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Grants & Funding Opportunities


 

Restaurant Revitalization Fund. This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying…

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Re-opening the Texas Economy



Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced new guidelines for re-opening the Texas Economy. The Governor said the state will take a…

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GAHCC Capital of Texas “Latina Industry Leaders” Awards Honorees Announced



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Eight women will be honored by the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) for the Capit…

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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (H.R. 7010) Policy Brief



AUSTIN, TEXAS  – Today, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 into law. Under…

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Statement by Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce In Response to #GeorgeFloyd



Your Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce stands united in the calls for justice and reform following the recent murder of George…

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Carta a la Comunidad Respeto al estado de la Salud Hispana durante COVID-19


Open Letter to Our Community Regarding State of Hispanic Health During COVID-19 (scroll down for English)

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¡Bienvenidos Tesla! The GAHCC Welcomes Tesla to Austin



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AUSTIN, TEXAS  – Today, CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla has selected Travis County as the future home of a $1.1B,…

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Introducing the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Austin Leadership (HAL) Class of 2021



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AUSTIN, TEXAS  –  The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) welcomed the latest cohort of Hispanic…

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The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces Rosa Rios Valdez as the 2020 Celebrando Chair


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTIN, TEXAS  –  Rosa Rios Valdez, Chief Executive Officer - BCL of Texas, will serve as the chair of Celebrando…

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The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces the 2020 Celebrando Honorees



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AUSTIN, TEXAS – Five local leaders will be honored by the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) during…

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The Honorable Judge Bob Perkins


Celebrando Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

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Hispanic Austin Leadership Alumni Q&A: Sierra Fernandes


Sierra Fernandes, Director of Product Programs at the Girl Scouts of Central Texas and HAL Alumna of 2019, shares about the Girl Scouts’…

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Season of Giving


YOU can make a difference. Participate in #DoGoodDecember by giving to one of our member non-profits. Learn more about them by using the…

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The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (Ret.) Antonio Garza as Guest Speaker for the 2021 State of the GAHCC & Annual Board Installation



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Antonio Garza, retired U.S. Ambassador, lawyer, and current Counsel in the Mexico City Office of…

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Hispanic Austin Leadership Alumni Q&A: Luis Delgado


Luis Delgado, Founder and President of The Critical Update and HAL Alumnus of 2018, shares about his connection to the community and the…

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Austin Chambers of Commerce Release Historic Joint Statement



MEDIA ALERT

For the first time in its shared history, the leadership of these Chambers of Commerce which serve the Austin area, is…

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Winter Storm Updates - Feb 2021


Update - 2/19

We are working with our government and nonprofit partners to provide information to the business community, and as a result…

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The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Partners with the Multi-Ethnic Chamber Alliance and the Austin Young Chamber to Launch #DiapersforATX


The diaper drive #DiapersforATX will run until Friday, February 26th, 2021. The public is invited to drop off diapers of any size and wipes…

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Journal Profile: Upbringing, time as legislator inspired Diana Maldonado to serve others


Diana Maldonado didn't know what would come next when she lost her re-election to the Texas Legislature in 2010. Now, she's participating in…

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Texas Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Issue Historic Joint Statement in Response to Texas Legislative Efforts Advancing Statewide Voter Suppression Legislation


Las Cámaras de Comercio Hispanas de Texas publican una declaración conjunta histórica en respuesta a los esfuerzos legislativos de Texas que…

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GAHCC Position and Statement on Austin's Proposition F for May 2021 Local Elections



GAHCC position and statement on Austin's Proposition F for May 2021 local elections.
Austin Proposition F, the eliminate city manager and…

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GAHCC Event with Salvadoran Ambassador Mayorga

Created by Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021, the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) hosted Salvadoran Ambassador to the U.S., the…

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President and CEO Diana Maldonado speaks at Panama-Texas Business Summit

Created by Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) President and CEO Diana Maldonado delivered a speech at the inaugural Panama-Texas…

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Minority Chambers Urge Mask Usage in Business

Created by Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Diversity and Ethnic Chamber Alliance (“DECA”) urges immediate action from our business community. Austin Public Health has recommended…

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GAHCC hosts U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Assistant Secretary Charles Small during CEO Speaker Series on Transportation

Created by Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) hosted its second CEO Speaker Series event on Thursday, August 5th, 2021. The event…

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How St. David’s HealthCare employees navigated a challenging 2021

Created by C. David Huffstutler

Healthcare is hard under normal circumstances. We help patients and their families during times of immense happiness as they welcome new…

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