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Youth Awards

Community Service category applications now open through October.

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.

October – November 2014

Oct
21
Tue
2014
Youth Awards (Phoenix) @ Arizona State University Old Main Carson Ballroom
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

6-8 p.m. Mountain time. Join us as we celebrate the achievements of exceptional young Hispanic students in the Phoenix area and award them with grants.

Oct
22
Wed
2014
Youth Awards (LA) @ University of Southern California Davidon Continuing Education Conference Center-Vineyard and Patio
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 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
23
Thu
2014
LA Coding Jam @ Sacred Heart Girls Academy
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Event time is local (10 a.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. This is our first all-Latina Coding Jam.

Oct
24
Fri
2014
Army STEM Symposium (Pomona) @ Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center Vineyard Ballroom 1-2
Oct 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.

Oct
28
Tue
2014
Youth Awards (Miami) @ University of Miami
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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

Oct
29
Wed
2014
Capital One Hispanic Business Awards @ Capital One Headquarters-Washington, DC
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Time and details TBA.

Oct
30
Thu
2014
Army STEM Symposium (New York City) @ York College-CUNY Dining Room (2D01)
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 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.

3rd Annual Montgomery County Hispanic Heritage Celebration, Noche de Cacino @ Silver Spring Civic Center-Grand Ballroom
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Telemundo will honor Antonio Tijerino alongside four other outstanding individuals at the 3rd Annual Montgomery County Hispanic Heritage Celebration for his commitment and leadership in serving the Hispanic community of Maryland.

Nov
1
Sat
2014
Fox Business Challenge @ Washington, DC
Nov 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Date, time, and location TBD.

Nov
4
Tue
2014
Army STEM Symposium (Albuquerque) @ University of New Mexico Student Union Building, Ballroom C1
Nov 4 @ 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.

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