Items Tagged with 'Guillermo Cisneros'


Hispanic chamber kicks off college and career initiative

Building Bridges Through Education aims to increase degree and career attainment of Latino college students.

November 1, 2019
The local Hispanic chamber has launched a long-term program to improve education outcomes for Latino students and increase their inclusion in the state’s workforce. Read More

Report documents immigrant contributions

Kent County immigrants contributed $3.3 billion to the county’s GDP in 2016.

September 14, 2018
Grand Rapids community leaders agreed making immigrants feel like they belong in Kent County not only is right but is economically smart. Read More

EDC grants $94K for Transformando program

Hispanic chamber must produce biannual report showing achievement of stated outcomes under the agreement.

August 31, 2018
A minority business program that launched earlier this year is fully funded for the next three years. Read More

Inside Track: Bridging the opportunity gap

Executive director of the Hispanic chamber aims to apply international experience to open doors for Latino students, businesses.

June 2, 2017
Via his work in Mexico, Spain and now West Michigan, Guillermo Cisneros has come to understand a key truth: People need help to grow and succeed. Read More

Hispanic chamber hires executive director

March 29, 2017
The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has selected a long-time volunteer and board member as its new executive director. Read More