We have been working with our Affiliates to show the stories of a diverse and strong America. As part of this Rise Above initiative and to celebrate their 35th anniversary, Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF) launched a blog series highlighting their history in South Florida’s Broward County.
UnidosUS announces the launch of “Rise Above,” a campaign aimed at rising above hateful and negative rhetoric and strengthening the ties that bind us as a country.
At UnidosUS, we believe diversity makes us stronger, helps us innovate, helps us solve problems, and helps us navigate an increasingly complex world. To highlight these strengths and to spur conversation about how we can come together, today UnidosUS announced the launch of Rise Above, a campaign that will strengthen the ties that bind us as a country. Rise Above will do this by elevating actions—both big and small—that people take each day to help their neighbors and their communities thrive. Through this campaign, we will provide tools and activities to help folks rise above fear and division. Ultimately, our aim is to tap into the strength of our rich diversity and foster more collaboration between all American communities.
Americans overwhelmingly hold these values too. Research conducted by Lake Research Partners, in conjunction with UnidosUS and The Opportunity Agenda, has shown that 80% of Americans believe that diversity makes the United States a stronger country. Even more of those surveyed, 84%, said they have concerns about the current negative tone of our politics, and they see racial divisions as a serious problem (83%).