Strategic Plan


The Hispanic Advisory Committee (HAC) will be seen as a viable catalyst for the Newport News Hispanic Community by providing focus, leadership and advocacy that will foster the development and enrichment of our Newport News Hispanic Community.

Mission Statement

The purpose of this committee is to function as a liaison between city administration and the Hispanic community and to advise and make recommendations to the City Manager on current and future issues, needs, programs and services as they relate to the Hispanic community and to ultimately improve the quality of life for all residents of the city.

Key Strategies

The following critical strategies will be pursued by the committee:
  • Counsel city agencies on community obstacles
  • Evaluate city programs
  • Expand outreach efforts
  • Facilitate communication with city agencies and the Hispanic community
  • Liaise access to city agencies, programs and services
  • Resolve barriers to city programs


  • Create and improve communication links between the residents and city government
  • Develop partnership/trust between city government and the Hispanic community
  • Evaluate existing city services, identify needs and improve access
  • To promote and support Hispanic culture in the City of Newport News