MIAMI – August 8, 2019 –NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises today announced the launch of #LatinoStrong, Unidos Contra el Odio, an initiative dedicated to supporting the Hispanic community in the U.S. following the recent tragedies that occurred in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio last weekend.
Under El Poder En Ti, Telemundo’s corporate social responsibility program, the network will implement #LatinoStrong, Unidos Contra el Odio, across the network and multiple digital platforms to offer the resources to help Hispanics feel secure and safe in their communities.
“As the Spanish-language network in the U.S. representing 60 million Latinos, it is our responsibility and commitment to U.S Hispanics to provide support during these difficult times,” said Christina Kolbjornsen, Senior Vice President of Corporate and External Affairs. “Telemundo launched #LatinoStrong, Unidos Contra el Odio, to offer resources for our community to learn how to identify hate crimes and how to report them. We stand with all communities in promoting unity and eradicating acts of violence.”
Through Telemundo.com/latinostrong the company will provide a comprehensive online destination for viewers to access information and links to non-profit organizations. The initiative will also feature Profiles of Courage to continue to share the stories and contributions of Hispanics across the country.
CAH is a national initiative to document stories and respond to incidents of violence, threats, and property damage motivated by hate around the United States. CAH provides a safe place for survivors and witnesses to share stories of hate and access legal resources and social services to meet their needs. Contact CAH via its online database and telephone hotline (1-844-9-NO-HATE).
About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 30 local stations, 50 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.