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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.

Jul
18
Fri
2014
LAM 7th Anniversary & Community Awards @ W San Francisco
Jul 18 @ 11:00 pm – Jul 19 @ 5:00 am

Friday, July 19 from 8-2 a.m. PST. Hispanic Heritage Foundation is co-hosting the LAM 7th Anniversary &Community Awards at the W San Francisco. LAM and many of the top Bay Area Latino organizations will celebrate seven years of building a strong community of Latino professionals and lovers of Latin American culture! We are excited to celebrate the 2nd annual “LAM Community Awards” where the most amazing individuals will be recognized by all our members. LAM has evolved to be a community of close 9,000 Latino influencers.  Our members are highly motivated emerging Latinos and Latin culture enthusiasts and have proven to be the  new generation of movers and shakers.

Jul
26
Sat
2014
Google Coding Jam (New York) @ New York
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Sep
1
Mon
2014
LOFT Retreat @ HHF Headquarters-Washington, DC
Sep 1 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

Date and time TBD.

Sep
25
Thu
2014
(TENTATIVE) Army STEM Symposium (Phoenix)
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The goal of the LOFT Army STEM Leadership Symposia is to provide career-path guidance, educational opportunities and connectivity for students and young professionals in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. Every symposium consists of an exclusive leadership training led by the U.S. Army, an insightful presentation of a panel of STEM professionals, an opportunity to network with other students and professionals with the same interests, as well as giveaways by HHF’s sponsors (Southwest round-trip voucher, etc). The symposia target Latino and minority high school and college students interested in the STEM fields.

Sep
30
Tue
2014
(TENTATIVE) Youth Awards (LA) @ University of Southern California
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Date is tentative and location TBD. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of exceptional young Hispanic students in the Los Angeles area and award them with grants.

Oct
1
Wed
2014
Capital One Hispanic Business Awards @ Capital One Headquarters-Washington, DC
Oct 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Date, time, and details TBA.

Oct
7
Tue
2014
(TENTATIVE) Youth Awards (Houston) @ Rice University
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Date is tentative and location TBD. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of exceptional young Hispanic students in the Houston area and award them with grants.

Oct
9
Thu
2014
(TENTATIVE) Army STEM Symposium (Denver)
Oct 9 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The goal of the LOFT Army STEM Leadership Symposia is to provide career-path guidance, educational opportunities and connectivity for students and young professionals in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. Every symposium consists of an exclusive leadership training led by the U.S. Army, an insightful presentation of a panel of STEM professionals, an opportunity to network with other students and professionals with the same interests, as well as giveaways by HHF’s sponsors (Southwest round-trip voucher, etc). The symposia target Latino and minority high school and college students interested in the STEM fields.

Oct
14
Tue
2014
(TENTATIVE) Youth Awards (Chicago) @ University of Chicago
Oct 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Date is tentative and exact location TBD. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of exceptional young Hispanic students in the Chicago area and award them with grants.

Oct
16
Thu
2014
(TENTATIVE) Army STEM Symposium (Fresno)
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The goal of the LOFT Army STEM Leadership Symposia is to provide career-path guidance, educational opportunities and connectivity for students and young professionals in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. Every symposium consists of an exclusive leadership training led by the U.S. Army, an insightful presentation of a panel of STEM professionals, an opportunity to network with other students and professionals with the same interests, as well as giveaways by HHF’s sponsors (Southwest round-trip voucher, etc). The symposia target Latino and minority high school and college students interested in the STEM fields.

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