The Hispanic Heritage Foundation identifies, inspires, promotes and prepares Latino leaders through national leadership, cultural, educational and workforce programs.

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Youth Awards

For 15 years, the Youth Awards have honored Latino high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom and community.

Latinos on Fast Track

The Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program provides the public and private sector workforce with vetted and well-rounded emerging Latino professionals.

Public Awareness Campaigns

In an effort to inspire, educate and present a positive image of Latinos, HHF executes multimedia public awareness campaigns to promote cultural pride, accomplishment and community growth.

Hispanic Heritage Awards

The Hispanic Heritage Awards were established in 1987 by the White House. The Awards are considered the “highest honor for Latinos by Latinos.

Apr
30
Wed
2014
Herbalife Financial Literacy Workshop (Chicago) @ Chicago, IL
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Time and location TBD. The National Financial Literacy and Consumer Protection Campaign will serve communities that lack or have limited access to resources and opportunities for economic empowerment.

May
2
Fri
2014
LOFT Google Coding Jam (Bay Area) @ San Jose, CA
May 2 @ 4:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Time listed is in EST. Actual event time is 1:53-7:00 p.m. PST. The free, bilingual Jam Session will instruct minority youth on how to code using HTML and CSS with hip-hop, jazz, and salsa music playing in the background with hundreds of students and their parents in attendance. A Google Chromebook laptop will be provided to the student with the best idea to make a positive impact on their community.

May
3
Sat
2014
Silicon Valley Latino Leaders Summit @ Stanford Faculty Club
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Hispanic Heritage Foundation President José Antonio Tijerino will be presented with the SVLLS Visionary Leadership Award. The 5th Annual, 2014 Silicon Valley Leadership Summit (SVLLS) is a premier leadership development event. This annual gathering of entrepreneurs, executives, innovators, educators, policy makers, and outstanding students is an event designed to foster change. The Leadership Summit offers powerful and insightful sessions provided by nationally recognized speakers on current and emerging leadership and business topics. The summit also provides invaluable networking opportunities. The theme of the 2014 summit is, “Rising up to Leadership – It’s Time! (Es Tiempo)”, and the goal is to inspire our attendees to build and continue to strengthen their leadership skills.

LOFT LAtinas Session 1 @ Los Angeles
May 3 @ 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s award-winning Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program is launching a new initiative focused on engaging high school Latina students with an interest in public service in Los Angeles called LAtinas. The initiative was developed by former Los Angeles City Council Candidate Ana Cubas as the Founder and President and will be executed in partnership with LOFT Los Angeles Leader ShelliVictorino. Time, location, and additional details to follow.

LOFT Retreat @ Stanford University, Building 200, Room 203
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Leaders on Fast Track (LOFT) will be holding their Second Annual LOFT Retreat Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at Stanford University from 10-5 p.m. PST. Come join us as Youth Awardees from years past and current come together to speak to one another and share their experiences. Breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be provided.

LOFT Awards @ Google Headquarters
May 3 @ 9:00 pm – May 3 @ 12:00 am

Join us on May 3 from 6-9 p.m. PST for our LOFT Awards. RSVP here by April 30.Invitation

May
10
Sat
2014
LOFT LAtinas Session 2 @ Los Angeles
May 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s award-winning Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program is launching a new initiative focused on engaging high school Latina students with an interest in public service in Los Angeles called LAtinas. The initiative was developed by former Los Angeles City Council Candidate Ana Cubas as the Founder and President and will be executed in partnership with LOFT Los Angeles Leader ShelliVictorino. Time, location, and additional details to follow.

May
15
Thu
2014
LOFT Careers in Video Gaming @ East LA College
May 15 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Time and details to come.

May
24
Sat
2014
LOFT LAtinas Session 3 @ Los Angeles
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s award-winning Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program is launching a new initiative focused on engaging high school Latina students with an interest in public service in Los Angeles called LAtinas. The initiative was developed by former Los Angeles City Council Candidate Ana Cubas as the Founder and President and will be executed in partnership with LOFT Los Angeles Leader ShelliVictorino. Time, location, and additional details to follow.

Jun
1
Sun
2014
LOFT Google Coding Jam (Miami) @ Miami, FL
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Date, time, and location TBD. The free, bilingual Jam Session will instruct minority youth on how to code using HTML and CSS with hip-hop, jazz, and salsa music playing in the background with hundreds of students and their parents in attendance. A Google Chromebook laptop will be provided to the student with the best idea to make a positive impact on their community.

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