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Felix Sanchez is the Chairman and Co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, which he founded with actors Jimmy Smits, Sonia Braga, Esai Morales and Merel Julia. The goal of the foundation is to advance the presence of Latinos in the entertainment and telecommunications Industries. Mr. Sanchez received his B.A. and M.A. degrees with highest honors from The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied Psychology and Curriculum and Instruction, respectively. He holds a J.D from the University of Houston’s College of Law. Mr. Sanchez was named one of the most influential Latinos by Hispanic Magazine in 2000 and was awarded the Mickey Leland Award for Excellence by the National Association of Minorities in Communications (NAMIC). He is a former CNN contributor and has been profiled in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, PBS, NBC’s The Today Show, Dateline NBC, Entertainment Tonight, E!, Access Hollywood, Hispanic Link, The Washingtonian, Washington Hispanic, PEOPLE en Español, La Opinión, Univision and Telemundo.

Mr. Sanchez is a Principal at Terra Strategies LLC; his practice includes: Government Relations, Communications and Event Production.

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Camino Americano: Concert and March for Immigrant Dignity and Respect

(48) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 7:01 PM

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013, the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, with its partners CASA de Maryland, the AFL-CIO, SEIU and many others, will present Camino Americano: Concert and March for Immigrant Dignity and Respect on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Los Tigres del Norte will headline the...

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Mi San Antonio

(0) Comments | Posted September 4, 2013 | 3:50 PM

When I am in San Antonio, I often feel like an "Observer" from the TV show Fringe. I am not walking around in a black suit and hat, but I get spotted pretty quickly as not really being from here anymore.

Folks stop me, talk to me with curiosity, not...

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¡Q'VIVA! The Chosen: Realism TV

(9) Comments | Posted March 12, 2012 | 5:07 PM

Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez not only have two lovely children together, they are the proud parents of a global child: ¡Q'Viva! The Chosen, on Fox TV, Saturdays at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central. The show is part National Geographic, part telenovela, part documentary, part Survivor, part Ed Sullivan,...

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Kennedy Center Honors Out Of Touch With American Latinos

(11) Comments | Posted December 3, 2011 | 2:31 PM

The Kennedy Center Honors is the annual Hollywood on the Potomac event, where legendary American actors, directors, choreographers, musicians and singers receive a national ovation from official Washington for their impressive careers. The bipartisan event is lead by the sitting president, first lady, vice president, cabinet, Supreme Court justices, speaker...

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'If You are not a Liberal at Twenty, You Have no Heart. If You are not a Conservative at Forty, You Have no Brain.' Churchill

(4) Comments | Posted September 23, 2011 | 7:02 PM

Dear Governor Perry,

Damn you are good! Just when I was ready to write you off after some of those cockamamie things you have said, you go and say something like: "If you say that we should not educate children who have come into our state for no other reason...

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Dream Until Your Dreams Come True

(9) Comments | Posted September 23, 2011 | 6:52 PM

Dear Governor Perry,

Damn you are good! Just when I was ready to write you off after some of those cockamamie things you have said, you go and say something like: "If you say that we should not educate children who have come into our state for no...

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Kennedy Center Honors Locks Out Latino Artists for Ninth Consecutive Year

(20) Comments | Posted September 13, 2011 | 3:42 PM

Last year, the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA) and Being Latino, along with 18 other National Latino Organizations, wrote David Rubenstein, Chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center; Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS; and Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg to express our disappointment with how few U.S. and...

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