Vision 2020 Panel with Henry Cisneros, Mark Hugo Lopez, Cynthia Hudson, Rosemarie Burgos-Zimbelmanm, Jose Luis Prado and
moderated by Judit Arenas.
our differences and start creating a shared
dream and a shared agenda. We have to be able
to discuss the things that matter the most to us
so that we have a common goal. I believe it’s very
important to bring this agenda to places where it
has not been before, such as the United Nations
this past December, as Davos and the Cannes
Advertisement Festival in 2019. Because united
we are strong, because we all need neutral
platforms to discuss things that are above our
own daily issues.”
The three items that leaders agreed should
top a common agenda for U.S. Hispanics are:
access to education, financial empowerment and
improving the image of Hispanics and Latinos as
Hispanic Sentiment Study Key Findings
Throughout the last decade, 86 percent of all new businesses in the United States have
been launched by U.S. Latinos.
Latinas create businesses six times faster than any other group in the United States.
There are currently 11 Hispanic / Latino CEOs of Fortune 500 Companies.
Hispanic buying power reached $1.4 trillion in 2016, and is expected to reach $1.8
trillion by 2021.
Hispanics / Latinos account for 12 percent of the business activity in the U.S. economy.
69 percent of Hispanics are optimistic about the long-term future of the
In 2016, a record number of Latinos were eligible to vote in the election - 27.3 million.
By 2016, the U.S. Hispanic population surpassed 57 million people - almost 18 percent
of the population of the U.S. By 2045, Hispanics / Latinos are expected to represent
almost 25 percent of the U.S. population.
The high school dropout for Hispanic Americans has greatly decreased through the past
two decades, falling to 12 percent in 2014 from 32 percent in 2000.
More Hispanic Americans are enrolling in 2 or 4-year college programs – 35
percent in 2014, up from 22 percent in 1993.
For more information visit https://www.weareallhuman.org/
Participants standing up to make a
commitment to Hispanic unification.
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