News articles and media clips about USMF.
July 26, 2016
Press coverage of the 1000 Girls-1000 Futures trip to New York City Read More
October 26, 2015
Media coverage of the signing of "1,000 Girls-1,000 Futures" program Read More
September 15, 2015
See press clippings and news videos of the launch of "1,000 Girls-1,000 Futures" in Puebla Read More
July 17, 2015
Media coverage of the DACA Dreamers visit to Mexico City Read More
March 27, 2015
Media coverage of the First DACA Dreamers visit to Mexico
March 16, 2015
Media coverage of the "Classrooms without a Border" program launch in Mexico City Read More
December 15, 2014
News Articles about the Washington, DC book presentation of "Los Otros Dreamers" co-hosted by the USMF and Amb. Eduardo Medina Mora, December 12th, 2014 Read More
November 16, 2013
USMF Mexican American Leadership Initiative (MALI) Makes Major Media Buzz honoring Hillary Clinton - Click here to review the collection of press coverage from the 2013 MALI Awards Brunch honoring Hillary Rodham Clinton. Read More
January 25, 2013
A groundbreaking San Antonio effort to improve Mexico's economy at a grass-roots level will continue in March in Chiapas. A group of San Antonians traveled to a remote area of Chiapas, the Mexican state that borders Guatemala, in November under the auspices of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation's People to People program. Three main projects emerged. Read More
January 14, 2013
In 2012, the USMF received a multi-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to develop and roll out our new People-to-People (P2P) program, intended to enhance philanthropic/binational partnerships among Mexican Americans, migrants, communities and non-governmental organizations primarily in the Chiapas, Campeche and Yucatan micro-regions. The USMF launched its pilot P2P program in Chiapas, Mexico with great success, culminating a first phase of the project with a recent visit to Chiapas by an affinity group from San Antonio, TX. Read More
July 07, 2012
Improving civil society collaborations seen as benefit to both countries. The U.S.-Mexico Foundation, a nonprofit group that coordinates philanthropy and collaborative efforts between the United States and Mexico, staged a conference that attracted many La Raza conference attendees and Las Vegas community leaders interested in strengthening ties with the United States’ southern neighbor.
June 29, 2012
San Antonio may be the first U.S. city to land a team in Mexico under the auspices of the U.S.-Mexico Foundation. Preliminary plans call for the team to help build a playground, outfit a public school and health clinic, and help create a small online university. Read More
April 06, 2011
On May 16 and 17, an important event in Washington, D.C., one with deep San Antonio roots, will launch a mechanism for Mexican Americans and Mexican nationals living in the United States. The program, the Mexican American Leadership Initiative, will allow them to pool contributions and to boost programs to change Mexico at a grass-roots level. The big draw of the event will be Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who will appear at a reception May 16 held by the U.S.-Mexico Foundation at the State Department building.
October 08, 2010
With Mexico's civil society continuing to disintegrate into the violence of drug smuggling and organized crime, a private-sector effort is organizing in the United States and Mexico to foster systematic change in Mexico. The effort has strong roots in San Antonio, and the Obama administration is watching. The effort is called the U.S.-Mexico Foundation.
September 21, 2010
Many Mexican-Americans in the United States have watched helplessly as drug violence has tightened its grip on the country of their ancestors. Some high-profile Mexican-Americans, including some from Los Angeles, are visiting Mexico City today where a cross-border group intends to start taking action. The group is called the Mexican American Leadership Initiative. Read More