WASHINGTON, May 14, 2019 – The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), the nation’s leading nonprofit focused on advancing Hispanic inclusion in corporate America, announced today that it will host all of its remaining 2020 conferences and forums virtually due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic. This includes the 28th Annual HACR Symposium and Executive Programs originally rescheduled for August 2020 in Los Angeles, the HACR Corporate Inclusion Index Awards Dinner originally scheduled for September 2020 in Washington, D.C., and the HACR Leadership Pipeline Program originally scheduled for November 2020 in Dallas.
Additionally, HACR will launch a new webinar series that will complement the upcoming virtual conferences. Both the virtual conferences and webinars will focus on four categories:
- Symposium Track – Focused on diversity and Hispanic inclusion best practices for Corporate America.
- Executive Programs Track – Focused on leadership advancement practices for C-suite and high-ranking Hispanic corporate executives and board directors.
- Leadership Pipeline Program Track – Focused on enhancing Hispanic mid-level managers with leadership and managerial skills to prepare them for future high-level executive positions.
- Research/Corporate Accountability Track – Focused on research and data-driven findings from the HACR Research Institute.
“The safety of our attendees, staff, board, sponsors, and vendors is our top priority at HACR,” said Cid Wilson, president & CEO of HACR. “Our plans for virtual conferences and webinars not only addresses the concerns for safety during this unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, but gives HACR the opportunity to deliver our highly-anticipated educational content virtually throughout 2020.”
HACR will announce additional details in the coming days and weeks including webinar schedule and new dates for virtual conferences. Additionally, we will announce the 2021 dates for our return to in-person programs in the coming months.
“We thank our corporate members, sponsors, and stakeholders for their support of HACR as we pivot to a virtual platform for 2020. We pray for everyone’s safety during this global pandemic,” concluded Wilson.
Founded in 1986, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is the nation’s leading corporate advocacy organization representing 12 national Hispanic organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Its mission is to advance the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America in the areas of Employment, Procurement, Philanthropy, and Governance.