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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 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.

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.

Apr
8
Wed
2015
LOFT LAtinas Field Trip
Apr 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

Apr
18
Sat
2015
LOFT LAtinas Final Session/Graduation
Apr 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

Apr
20
Mon
2015
LOFT LAtinas Mentoring Form Released to Potential Mentors
Apr 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

May
1
Fri
2015
LOFT LAtinas Mentor Matching
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – May 14 @ 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

May
2
Sat
2015
LOFT Latin@ Coder Summit @ Stanford University
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) will host the groundbreaking LOFT (Latinos On Fast Track) Latin@ Coder Summit (LLCS) for more than 150 Latino developers (with 40 percent registered Latinas) – students, entrepreneurs and professionals – and corporate funders. The LLCS will be held on Saturday, May 2, at Stanford University.  The LLCS is a free, one-day event featuring back-to-back workshops, discussions, and opportunities to expand networks (see below for the agenda).  For more details and to register visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/latin-coder-summit-tickets-16104218150.

Also, make sure you check our new LOFT Code as a Second Language website: www.loftcsl.org

If you have any questions regarding this event, please feel free to contact Alberto Avalos: alberto@hispanicheritage.org, and Brian Ovalles: brian@hispanicheritage.org.

May
15
Fri
2015
LOFT LAtinas Mentor Matches Announced
May 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

May
23
Sat
2015
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.
May
31
Sun
2015
LOFT LAtinas Group Mentoring Session
May 31 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Additional details TBA.

Jun
1
Mon
2015
2nd Annual LOFT Investors Forum (TENTATIVE) @ Washington, DC
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Date and time of the June event TBD.

Objectives
• 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

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