Newest Board Member - Ammie Salom-Rodriguez

Ammie Salom-Rodriguez has dedicated her career to healthcare, with 15 years of experience and over 7 years in administrative leadership positions at top healthcare organizations in the tri-state area, including Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Englewood Hospital, Montefiore, and Columbia Medical Center. She holds a B.A. in Business Administration and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration with a concentration in Community Health Education.

LUPE Fund to Co-Host Census 2020 Public Information Session in Essex County

Contact: Milagros Peralta
Phone: 201.477.0468
Email: [email protected]
Date: April 23, 2019

Participate in #WomenVoteWednesday

We kicked off our first #WomenVoteWednesday last week with a special video from NJ Secretary of State, Tahesha Way. Please help us continue the campaign by sharing your own story about why you vote and why it matters! You can use the hashtag #WomenVoteWednesday to share your story, or email a quick video to [email protected]. Please encourage family, friends, and colleagues to do the same!


Have you ever thought about running for office?

We have an important election year this year. We’re fighting back against what is coming out of Washington and working to enact progressive policies right here on our state to help grow the middle class.

LUPE Fund, Inc. Announces New Executive Board Members

LUPE Fund, Inc. Announces New Executive Board Members

(Elizabeth, NJ) LUPE Fund, Inc. is pleased to announce the election of its Executive Committee for 2019. Sara Peña will continue as LUPE Fund’s President and Milagros Peralta is the new Vice-President. Diana Calle is the new Treasurer, Marelyn Rivera is the new Recording Secretary and Deanna-Marie Crespo-Norcross will continue as Corresponding Secretary.

Press Release: Statement from LUPE Fund on Family Separation at the U.S.-Mexico Border


Contact: Milagros Peralta

Phone: 201.780.7311

Email: [email protected]

Date: June 22, 2018



Statement from LUPE Fund on Family Separation at the U.S.-Mexico Border


The recent news and images reporting the cruel and senseless separation of immigrant children from their parents and family members are beyond heartbreaking. As an organization that represents Latinas, we are deeply disturbed with President Trump and his administration’s “zero-tolerance” migrant policy at the U.S.-Mexico border, and their tactics in dealing with immigrants as a whole.


Power of Women 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 Power of Women Reception. 

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LUPE Fund Announces New Leadership Position for President Sara Peña

Newark, NJ - Lupe Fund is proud to announce its President, Sara Peña, to serve as the Director of the Center for Hispanic Policy Research and Development at New Jersey Department of State.  

Ms. Sara Peña will be primarily responsible to provide financial support and technical assistance to Hispanic community -based organizations throughout New Jersey and to ensure that the executive and legislative branches are informed of legislative initiatives with potential impact on the Hispanic community.