Hispanic Heritage Council

Election 2020: A historic moment for the Latina vote

Oct 30, 2020
Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York

There is little question that Hispanic voters will be key to winning elections this year, especially in New York. For the first time in history, Hispanic voters are the second-largest demographic group in the United States and New York ranks #4 in the nation with 2 million. In fact, females may be even more critical, as they traditionally vote at a higher rate than males. So WBFO reached out to several local Latinas to ask what issues are most important right now. (Interviews were conducted in early October.)

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In a time when poverty has been biting hard because of the pandemic, an alliance of agencies was at Say Yes Buffalo Wednesday to help unload a donation of 5 tons of food and school supplies.

Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York Inc.

Buffalo is going to get another museum and cultural center, this time covering the community's history with the changing Latino community.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery's AK Public Art Initiative, which has added color and flair to many Buffalo-area neighborhoods, has welcomed its latest addition. This one is in Buffalo's Niagara Street Corridor and celebrates the Latino and Hispanic heritage of the neighborhood.


Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off in Buffalo

Sep 16, 2014
Chris Caya/WBFO news

There was a festive atmosphere in Buffalo's Central Library Monday for the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Several local events are planned over the next 30 days to  highlight the contributions of Hispanic Americans to Western New York and the United States.