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Aquí is led by a visionary board of Latino leaders who are deeply committed to this work and see the value that this organization will bring to Latino communities.

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José Calderón

President and CEO, Calderon Solutions

Jose Calderon is a Latino civil rights leader with a long and distinguished history of advancing social change. For more than twenty years, Jose has served in different leadership capacities at the Hispanic Federation, becoming its President from 2012 through the end of 2019. Calderon guided the Federation through a series of transformations that helped the organization become the preeminent Latino nonprofit umbrella organization in the country. Since the start of 2020, Jose has worked with hundreds of grassroots organizations and leaders across the United States to address the impact of Covid-19 and climate change, and strengthen our nation’s democracy. Jose graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1997 with a BA in Latin American Studies from Hunter College, and was inducted to Hunter College’s Hall of Fame in 2018. He earned a Master of Arts Degree and an Interdisciplinary Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from St. John’s University.

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