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Affiliate Digest for October 30, 2019

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Affiliate Digest

October 30, 2019


Dear UnidosUS Affiliates,

Below you will find the UnidosUS Affiliate Digest, a weekly 

newsletter that highlights events, updates, and resources. 

We encourage you to share information on upcoming activities or successes at your organization to

include in the Digest.

This issue includes:

UnidosUS Updates and Events
The 2020 ACA Open Enrollment Period is Here! Help Spread the Word!

Here are three things you need to know:

1. This year’s Open Enrollment takes place November 1 to December 15, 2019.

  • It’s important to note that some states’ deadlines may vary, so it’s critical to check the information available for your state.

2. Shop around to find the best option for you and your family.

3. Most people enrolling in coverage during Open Enrollment qualify for financial help.

  • You may qualify for financial support to buy a plan. Click here, or here, to see if you qualify for financial help, or call (800) 318-2596.

Latino Week of Action (November 3 – 9, 2019)

  • UnidosUS will be leading the Latino Week of Action with various digital activities. On November 6, UnidosUS will ask its audiences across all social platforms to submit their questions about the ACA and enrollment. We will answer your questions LIVE on Twitter on November 8. Join us in asking your audiences to submit their questions to us and tune in live on Friday, November 8 as we answer them!

UnidosUS’s ACA 2020 Open Enrollment Digital Toolkit.

Since 2013, the ACA has provided 20 million Americans, including four million Latino adults and 600,000 Latino children, with access to health coverage and care. Join us in taking action to make sure our family and friends get covered!

We Look Forward to Seeing you at the Fall Affiliate Convening in El Paso on November 7th – 8th !

Thank you to those Affiliates that have registered for the UnidosUS Fall Affiliate Convening in El Paso, Texas. The El Paso Convening will feature our Affiliate expertise on Building a Movement for Social Change; Sustainable Strategic Partnerships with Corporate Partners; Welcoming LGBTQ Community: Creating an Inclusive Environment Within your Organization; Building Latino Political Empowerment and much more.

You will also get the chance to hear from UnidosUS President and CEO Janet Murguía about efforts to shape the public discourse around the 2020 election, grow the size, strength, and knowledge of the Latino electorate, and lift the Latino voice. If you have not registered, now is your chance! Travel stipends are still available to Affiliates compliant with membership terms, including co-branding. Click here to register!

When: November 7 & 8, 2019

Where: UnidosUS Affiliate sites, Downtown El Paso, TX


Please be advised that the that UnidosUS room block at the 
Aloft El Paso Downtown is sold out, we recommend the following hotels, which are walking distance from the shuttle pick up and drop off location:

Hotel Indigo El Paso Downtown – 325 N Kansas St, El Paso, TX 79901

Holiday Inn Express El Paso-Central409 E Missouri Ave, El Paso, TX 79901


Opportunities and Resources


RFP Opportunity – Latinos in Finance: Investing in Bilingual Banking & Finance Professiionals

UnidosUS Workforce Development team is currently accepting applications for the Latinos in Finance program. Proposals will be considered from community-based organizations and UnidosUS Affiliates who have experience in implementing workforce development trainings and can recruit qualified candidates to train for bilingual bank teller positions and other entry level careers in the financial service sector. You may review the full Latino’s in Finance Request for Proposals here.

Target markets:

  • Santa Clara County, C.A.
  • San Diego, C.A.
  • Denver, C.O.
  • Las Vegas, N.V.
  • New York City (Manhattan only), N.Y.
  • Dallas/Fort Worth, T.X.
  • Houston, T.X.
  • San Antonio, T.X.

Applications for the grant will be accepted only through our online grants management site, Fluxx, by 5:00pm ET on November 20, 2019. To submit your proposal, please create an account on Fluxx at: Please keep in mind that the registration process will take up to two business days. Once registered, the grant proposal online form is located within the “Information Page” tab.

Will You Join Us in Los Angeles for the Workforce Development Forum?

We are just weeks away from the 2019 Workforce Development Forum taking place this November 19 – 20 in Los Angeles, California. The UnidosUS Workforce Development Forum is a platform for stakeholders from across the country to brainstorm and identify solutions to the challenges faced by the Latino and immigrant workforce. This year’s Forum, Latinos @ Work: Developing Talent for Today and Tomorrow, will be a unique opportunity to discuss how we can prepare our community to access the jobs of today and thrive in the jobs of tomorrow. Learn more and check out this year’s agenda here!

Where: The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA

When: November 19-20, 2019

There is still an opportunity to register for the forum today!



Early Bird Registration for the 2020 UnidosUS Annual Conference is Open Through November 30th

We invite you to take advantage of early bird registration and join us in Las Vegas for the nation’s largest gathering of its kind in the Latino community and the meeting ground for thousands of community leaders and activists; elected and appointed officials; members of the corporate, philanthropic, and academic communities; college students; and youth.

Register today to take advantage of the best registration deal available! From now until Saturday, November 30th, you can register for the 2020 UnidosUS Annual Conference at the lowest discounted rate ($250 for Affiliates)! Learn more about how to plan your trip and book your hotel here.

Do You Have Partners that May Be Interested in the UnidosUS Network? We are Accepting Affiliation Application Until November 22, 2019

If you have partner organizations that are interested in being a part of the UnidosUS Affiliate Network, and that align with the priorities, we invite you to share the UnidosUS Affiliation application. The Affiliation application cycle is currently open and will close on November 22, 2019. The UnidosUS Affiliate Network is a powerful driving force of the interests of the Latino community.

  •  You may share the  “Affiliation Eligibility Wizard”with organizations to determine if they are eligible for Affiliation with UnidosUS. The next application deadline is November 22, 2019.
  •  Read our Affiliation Flyerfor more details on the UnidosUS network
To access and complete the Affiliation application for this cycle please click here.

Defend and Advance
Weekly Congressional Outlook

Check out this week’s Congressional and Legislative Outlook for October 28, 2019

This Week in Immigration News – October 24, 2019


We invite you to check out the UnidosUS blog for the latest in immigration news.

UnidosUS Policy Outlook: October 29, 2019
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