Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Read more

6 Unique Mexican Traditions

Mexican traditions have become increasingly popular in regions well outside of Mexico, even inspiring the creation of popular films and other media. And it’s no wonder. These traditions reflect the rich history of Mexico and the fun personality of its people so well that it’s easy to fall in love with Mexican traditions. Read more

Dubuque nationally recognized for supporting early childhood success

The Campaign is a collaborative effort by funders, nonprofits, business leaders, government agencies, states and communities to ensure that more children in low-income families succeed in school and graduate prepared for college, a career and active citizenship. It focuses on promoting early school success as an important building block of more hopeful futures for children […]

2019 Annual Report

From preparing our future workforceto supporting the well-being ofour families, the challenges facingDubuque can be complex.That’s why the CommunityFoundation of Greater Dubuqueexists. We are an organization thatbrings people together to solvecomplex social problems and makeour region a better place for everyone. Read more

Who is Hispanic?

Debates over who is Hispanic and who is not have fueled conversations about identity among Americans who trace their heritage to Latin America or Spain. Read more

Bringing the Movement Home

A mass uprising against racial inequality has convulsed the nation following the police killing of George Floyd. On any given day, protestors from all corners of the country are filling streets to demand change. Read more

Being Latino and Hispanic in Dubuque

When we refer to a person as Hispanic or as a Latino, Latina, or Latinx, those terms usually conjure certain expectations and assumptions. But the truth is that there is an immense diversity among these groups. In Dubuque alone, there is an incredible richness in the number of countries, cultures, and traditions that fit under […]

#AllofUsDubuque

Since March, the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have touched all people in Dubuque. The only way to save lives and ensure the well-being of everyone is to stand together as one community and ensure no one is left out of the recovery.  Read more