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Overview

The sole focus of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana Foundation is the continued economic growth, development, and promotion of education within the Hispanic community by building capacity and helping find jobs as well as workforce opportunities. This includes delivering services such as job search assistance, resume writing, connecting prospective employers with potential employees, job postings, and job fairs. Over the past few years, HCCLF has built a reputation for delivering targeted quality programming that has helped numerous individuals in enhancing their skillsets.

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Our Awards & Honors

2021

Honored as Medium Chamber of the Year During Annual United State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) awarded the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Louisiana (HCCL) 2021 Medium Chamber of the Year at the 2021 USHCC National Conference. Each year, the USHCC recognizes three chambers of commerce in the small, medium, and large categories for their contributions to the Hispanic business community.

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Louisiana has quickly and efficiently adjusted to a new style of programming following the pandemic. By navigating the complex and unchartered terrain of COVID-19, the HCCL has managed to uninterruptedly serve the Hispanic business community and operate in a new business environment. The advocacy and technical assistance this organization has provided has been invaluable during this difficult time.

2021

Honored as Nonprofit of the year from citybusiness

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana has proudly been selected as one of the Honorees for the 2021 class of CityBusiness Women of the Year Nonprofit Organizations.

CityBusiness recognizes nonprofit organizations that have gone above and beyond in serving the needs of local women and/or children. HCCL is one of three nonprofit organizations selected for this honor. HCCL thanks CityBusiness for this important recognition which empowers HCCL and validates their mission.

The Mission of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana is to foster the continued economic growth, development, and promotion of Hispanic businesses and their associations in the State of Louisiana, and to serve as the conduit between the Hispanic business community and the community at large.

2020

Recognition by Mayor LaToya Cantrell & the City of New Orleans for Community Engagement during Hispanic Heritage Month

For the work and mission of the Chamber, acknowledged for advocating and serving the community.

2020

Boy Scouts of America Vale la Pena Award

For continued collaboration and assistance to outreach and recruit diverse Boy Scout candidates and volunteers.

2018

U.S. Small Business Administration Minority Business Champion Award

For the advocacy and outreach of the Chamber into the Hispanic business community to assist the mission of US Small Business Administration in providing resources and certifications for small businesses.

2017

USHCC Chamber of the Year Award

The award was presented at the USHCC’s National Convention that took place in Dallas, Texas, on October 1-3, 2017. This recognition was bestowed in the Medium sized category, which includes between 250 and 499 members. The award was received for extraordinary contributions to their commercial ecosystems. Local chambers from across the nation and within the 200 members were evaluated by their outstanding accomplishments, leadership, service, and commitment to the Hispanic business community.

2006

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s President’s Award

HCCL was awarded the “U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s President’s Award” for establishing a capacity building institution and providing leadership for Hispanic businesses after the devastation of Katrina.

2006

National Small Hispanic Chamber of the Year

HCCL was named the “National Small Hispanic Chamber of the Year” by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at their Annual Convention.

2006

Hispanic Business Resources & Technology Center Award

HCCL was recognized by the “Hispanic Business Resources & Technology Center” for its continued support, leadership, and dedication.

2004

N.O.sotros Magazine Award

HCCL was recognized by the “N.O.sotros Magazine” for its leadership and dedication in the New Orleans community.

2001

Federal Executive Board Special Recognition Award

HCCL was awarded the “Federal Executive Board Special Recognition Award” for EEO Leadership Conference.

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