Founded in 1975, TAMACC is a nonprofit 501 (c) (6) organization created to promote business leadership, create economic opportunities and provide legislative advocacy for the Hispanic business community in Texas.
TEJANO BUSINESS LEADERS TAKE ACTION ON VACCINATIONS
AUSTIN, TX – August 17, 2021 – As new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to surge in Texas and hospital systems strain to their limits, Tejano business leaders and organizations are stepping up to make a difference: Across the state, Hispanic businesses are taking a new #SayAdiosToCOVID pledge to get 100% of their employees fully vaccinated by the end of November. Latino business leaders in Texas are in a unique position to help stop the spread of the virus in the Hispanic community.
TAMACC Joined ABIC in Washington, DC to Advocate for DACA Recipients, Dreamers, and Farmworkers
Last week TAMACC joined the American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) in Washington, DC for 3 days of working Capitol Hill advocating for DACA recipients, Dreamers, and immigrant farmworkers. Over 60 ABIC members flew in from Texas, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Indiana, Wisconsin, Idaho, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Maine, New York, California, Illinois, and Mississippi.
COVID-19 in Hispanic and Minority Communities
Due to the high and disproportionate infections and mortality rate of COVID-19 among Hispanics, African Americans and other minorities, TAMACC hosted a webinar with Dr. Anthony Fauci to address these concerns. The webinar exceeded capacity. Over 1,000 Hispanic business owners, community leaders and elected officials from across Texas and from around the county registered to watch the webinar. Fauci’s presentation was informative and succinct.