The nonprofit response to COVID-19 in Central Texas (virtual panel discussion)
Join the Hispanic Impact Fund to hear from Latina leaders in the community as we discuss the nonprofit response to COVID-19 in Central Texas. Attendees can expect to learn more about our community’s response from a nonprofit lens, hear client stories and understand the community’s current and future needs as we work towards recovery.
Dr. Rosamaria Murillo, CEO of El Buen Samaritano
Cristina Garza, Executive Director of AVANCE Austin
The changing educational landscape: online learning & education persistence during COVID-19 (virtual panel discussion)
Hosted by the Women’s Fund, attendees heard from nonprofit partners and community leaders on the pandemic’s impact on post-secondary education and participation in the workforce for women. A recording of our event can be found on the Foundation’s YouTube channel.
JUNE 20, 2020
A Night for Austin
This 2-hour live-stream musical benefit was created in partnership with Luck Reunion. Headliners included Paul Simon, Willie Nelson, Gary Clark Jr. and more. Funds raised through A Night for Austin benefitted the following organizations:
Central Texas Food Bank
Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM)
Southern Smoke Foundation
Red River Cultural District
FEBRUARY 27, 2020
Hispanic Central Texas, Economic Opportunity and the 2020 Census panel
Hispanic Impact Fund investors explored the implications of an incomplete count on the economic opportunity for Hispanics and Latinos in our region and across the state.
JANUARY 30, 2020
A night to invest in women and children to build a stronger, more equitable Central Texas. All of us play a crucial role in unlocking the potential for women to live an economically secure, safe and healthy life. No one knows this better than Ziauddin Yousafzai, Keyholder’20 featured speaker.
NOVEMBER 14, 2019
Hispanic Impact Fund grantee celebration
Investors helped welcome and celebrate the Fund’s 2019 grant partners. A total of $180,000 was awarded to six local nonprofits working in early childhood education, health & wellness and job skills & entrepreneurship.
NOVEMBER 12, 2019
Private screening & talkback – He Named Me Malala
It’s movie night for the Women’s Fund! Join us for an informative and engaging evening at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar for a private screening of the documentary, He Named Me Malala, followed by a facilitated talkback.
OCTOBER 17, 2019
The River and the Wall with special guest Jay Kleberg
On October 17, Hispanic Impact Fund investors were invited to a private screening of the film, The River and the Wall. Following the screening, we hosted a short Q&A session with Associate Director for Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and producer of the film, Jay Kleberg.