Hispanic Heritage Month, takes place from September 15th – October 15th. During this time, new videos and content will be updated daily. Join the Virginia Hispanic Chamber and the Virginia Hispanic Foundation as we celebrate this month and continue to inspire, lead and transform our future generation. To stay up to date with all of our Hispanic Heritage Month events please visit WWW.VAHCC.COM

DID YOU KNOW?

placeholder

LATINO’S CURRENTLY MAKE UP OVER 19% OF THE U.S. POPULATION & ARE BY FAR THE FASTEST GROWING ETHNIC GROUP!

placeholder

OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS, THE NUMBER OF LATINO BUSINESS OWNERS GREW 34%, COMPARED TO 1% FOR ALL BUSINESS OWNERS IN THE U.S!

placeholder

LATINO PURCHASING POWER IN THE U.S. HAS REACHED 1.7 TRILLION DOLLARS & ANNUAL SALES FOR LATINO BUSINESSES CONTRIBUTED OVER 700 BILLION DOLLARS TO THE U.S. ECONOMY!

placeholder

THE LATINO POPULATION HAS ONE OF THE YOUNGEST MEDIAN AGES OF ALL ETHNIC GROUPS & WITHIN THE NEXT 5 YEARS, LATINO STUDENTS WILL MAKE UP 30% OF U.S. PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS!

placeholder

67.4% OF LATINO INDIVIDUALS LIVING IN THE U.S. ARE AN ACTIVE AND CRUCIAL PART OF OUR LABOR FORCE!

placeholder

FOR EVERY 100,000 LATINO ADULTS IN THE U.S. ON AVERAGE 510 BECOME NEW ENTREPRENEURS EVERY SINGLE MONTH!

DISCOVER EVEN MORE BY VISITING VAHF.ORG & VAHCC.COM

CHESTERFIELD FOOD BANK & VAHF FOOD DRIVE. TOGETHER WE CAN OVERCOME HUNGER!