NiLP Official Announcement on Angelo Falcon
May 25, 2018
We are heartbroken to announce that Angelo Falcón, Jr., President of the National Institute of Latino Policy (NiLP), passed away on May 24, 2018. He suffered a massive heart attack outside his home in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. He was 66 years old.
NiLP’s intrepid founder was an astute political analyst, tireless leader, and a passionate advocate on behalf of the Latino community. The void he leaves will not be easily filled.
The entire Latino community in the United States mourns the incalculable loss of this multitalented and dedicated man. We also celebrate his remarkable life. We know that he will continue to inspire young Latinos everywhere on the importance of a life completely committed to seeking out truth and working towards justice.
Falcón is survived by the following loving family members: brothers Mel Andrew Falcón and Joseph Grau, sisters Yolanda Falcón and Yvette Grau, stepmother Ada Falcón, niece Savannah Rose Rivera, and nephew Andrew Falcón.
Wake services will take place at Ortiz Funeral Home (201 Havemeyer Street Brooklyn, NY 11211) as follows:
Monday, May 28th, from 4pm-9pm
Tuesday, May 29th, from 4pm-9pm
In lieu of flowers, those who so desire may make memorial donations in memory of Angelo. Please write your check or money order to the National Institute for Latino Policy. For now, you can mail your donation to: National Institute for Latino Policy, 337 South 4th Street, Suite 1, Brooklyn, NY 11211.
We hope to create an online donation option soon. Please bear with us as we adjust to the deep loss of our leader.
With great sadness on behalf of the NiLP Board of Directors,
José R. Sánchez, Chair