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Youth Awards

16th Annual YA honor Latino High School Seniors in 10 markets across the country.

LOFT STEM Symposia

HHF and US Army host 15 STEM Leadership symposia across the country

LOFT Coding Jams

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

Hispanic Heritage Awards

PBS aired the Awards Sept. 29 at 10pm EST.

ESA LOFT Fellowship

20 fellows presented projects to Congress and the White House this week.

READ Project

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

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.

December 2014 – April 2015

Dec
1
Mon
2014
LOFT LAtinas Fellow Recruitment Period
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – Feb 1 @ 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

Dec
16
Tue
2014
Youth Awards (New York) @ Viacom Headquarters-New York, NY
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the achievements of exceptional young Hispanic students in the New York area and award them with grants.

Jan
27
Tue
2015
Army STEM Symposium (Miami/Fort Lauderdale)
Jan 27 @ 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.

Jan
29
Thu
2015
(Tentative) National Youth Awards @ San Juan, Puerto Rico
Jan 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Date, time, and location TBA. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of six exceptional young Hispanic students from across the country. We will select one recipient of each category from the regional Youth Award ceremonies to be honored as a National Youth Award winner. This mark the first occasion a Youth Award ceremony has been held in Puerto Rico.

Feb
15
Sun
2015
LOFT LAtinas Application Deadline
Feb 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

Feb
16
Mon
2015
LOFT LAtinas Application Review Process
Feb 16 @ 3:30 pm – Feb 28 @ 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

Feb
24
Tue
2015
Army STEM Symposium (Houston) @ University of Houston University Center Ballroom
Feb 24 @ 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.

Feb
26
Thu
2015
Army STEM Symposium (Arlington, TX) @ University of Texas-Arlington University Center-Rio Grande A
Feb 26 @ 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.

Mar
1
Sun
2015
LOFT LAtinas Application Decision Notification to Applicants
Mar 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

Apr
4
Sat
2015
First LOFT LAtinas Session
Apr 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Event will include a parent information session. Additional details TBA.

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