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Hispanic Heritage Awards

Zoe Saldana and Rep. Hinojosa are among the September 18 honorees.

Youth Awards

High school seniors across the country can now apply for grants now through September 30.

READ Project

HHF launches the READ (Refugee Enrichment And Development) Project.

Refugees Briefing

HHF and other organizations hold a briefing on the status of refugee children.

ESA LOFT Fellowship

Develop a video game to address a social issue and present it on Capitol Hill.

LOFT Coding Jams

Nation-wide sessions co-hosted by Google in middle and high schools across the country.

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.

September – October 2014

Sep
13
Sat
2014
LAtinas End of Summer Soiree
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

2-6 p.m. PDT. Join us for live entertainment, a fashion show, art, jewelry, food, and raffles! For sponsorship opportunities, contact us at LAtinas@loftinstitute.org. General admission is $20, VIP admission is $50, and sponsor admission is $100.

Sep
18
Thu
2014
27th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards @ Warner Theater
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The 27th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards will take place on September 18, 2014, at the Warner Theatre in Washington, DC. The 2014 Hispanic Heritage Award Honorees will be announced by mid-August.  The Awards will once again celebrate Hispanic cultural pride, contribution, and accomplishment (for a one-minute video visitwww.TheHispanicHeritageAwards.com). Sponsors will be announced in mid-August (Sponsorship opportunities are still available: contact Santiago Amieva at Santiago@HispanicHeritage.org for information).

Sep
19
Fri
2014
LOFT Retreat @ HHF Headquarters-Washington, DC
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Additional details TBA.

Sep
30
Tue
2014
Youth Awards (LA) @ University of Southern California Davidon Continuing Education Conference Center-Vineyard and Patio
Sep 30 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

6-8 p.m. PST. 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
Youth Awards (Houston) @ University of Houston University Center-Houston Ballroom
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

6-8 p.m. CST. 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
Army STEM Symposium (Denver) @ University of Denver-Colorado St. Catejan's Church-Main Hall
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Event time is local. 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
15
Wed
2014
Army STEM Symposium (Fresno) @ California State University-Fresno Satellite Student Union-Whitfield Hall
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Event time is local. 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
21
Tue
2014
(TENTATIVE) Youth Awards (Phoenix) @ Arizona State University
Oct 21 @ 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 Phoenix area and award them with grants.

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