For Immediate Release
Date: September 15th 2015

The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families (CHCF) is Honored to be Recognized by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics in the Bright Spots in Hispanic Education

New York, NY. – “CHCF is honored to be recognized by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics in the Bright Spots in Hispanic Education National Online Catalog.”

As a Bright Spot member, The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, will be part of a national online catalog that includes over 230 programs that invest in key education priorities for Hispanics and Latinos.

CHCF has a long history of providing services to our most vulnerable communities and ensuring that the young people we work with are prepared to take charge of their own future. “We are proud that our commitment to education and the best results for our community are recognized,” said Grace Bonilla, President and CEO of CHCF.

Executive Director Alejandra Ceja said “There has been notable progress in Hispanic educational achievement, and it is due to the efforts of these Bright Spots in Hispanic Education, programs and organizations working throughout the country to help Hispanic students reach their full potential.”

The Initiative seeks to leverage these Bright Spots to encourage collaboration between stakeholders focused on similar issues in sharing data-driven approaches, promising practices, peer advice, and effective partnerships, ultimately resulting in increased support for the educational attainment of the Hispanic community, from cradle-to-career.

To learn more about the Initiative and to view the Bright Spots in Hispanic Education national online catalog visit www.ed.gov/HispanicInitiative.