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



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Latin@ Coder Summit

LOFT hosts groundbreaking Coder Summit for over 300 Latino developers at Stanford on May 2nd.

HHF and White House

HHF and  White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics sign MOU supporting future educators

Pulse Study

Results of phase 1 of study announced by HHF, myCollegeOptions & FOSI

Hispanic Heritage Awards

28th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards announced. The gala will take place on September 18th.

Youth Awards

2015 Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards now live! Click the link to learn more!

ESA LOFT Video Game

ESA LOFT Video Game Innovation Fellows program to open soon.

Youth Awards

For 16 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.

Latino Legacy Weekend 2015 (TENTATIVE) @ Washington, DC
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – May 24 @ 12:00 pm
Latino Legacy Weekend (LLW) is a retreat space which fosters innovative thinking by building bridges across professions, ideologies, generations, national ancestries, regions, and religions of the American Latino community through idea interchange and relationship development.
LLW seeks innovative Latino leaders from all sectors, including, while not limited to, business, art, environment, energy, finance, education, religion, law, non-profit, medicine, government, media, science, sports, and technology, to participate in the weekend.
LOFT LAtinas Group Mentoring Session
May 31 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

2nd Annual LOFT Investors Forum (TENTATIVE) @ Washington, DC
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Date and time of the June event TBD.

• Training and educational opportunities for Latino trustees on various topics related to investments and board management (during the Forum and on an ongoing basis)
• Establishing and building a robust network among Latino trustees and members of investment staffs of public and private pension funds
• Creating a platform within the pension fund space for the development of promising young Latino professionals

LOFT LAtinas Internship Matching Announced
Jun 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

28th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm

The Awards will recognize the contributions and accomplishments of Hispanics and celebrate Hispanic cultural pride in America. For a video of last year’s celebration which was broadcast on PBS, visit

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