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Hispanic Heritage to Host LOFT Coder Summits


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Applications For 18th Annual Hispanic Heritage Youth

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



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LOFT Coder Summit

If you are a Latino coder, programmer, or a computer scientist, we invite you to be a part of this one of a kind experience in LA on 5/14!


 Youth Awards Program

For 18 years, the Youth Awards have honored Latino high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom and community. Apply Today!

ESA LOFT Video Game

ESA LOFT Video Game Innovation Fellows program application is closed! Stay tuned for the 2016 Application!

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.

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.

Public Awareness

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.

California: LOFT Marines Body, Mind and Spirit Seminar
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and the U.S. Marine Corps will host Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) Body, Mind & Spirit Seminars in Chicago and Los Angeles. The seminars are free for high school students, teachers and parents, and will focus on finding a healthy balance when dealing with the pressures of school, life and their futures. The program will feature a panel of wellness experts including college students; an interactive presentation/workshop conducted by the U.S. Marine Corps; career paths, resources and opportunities available for Latinos to achieve and maintain healthy Body, Mind & Spirit; and sponsor giveaways/raffle for attendees.

Washington, DC: Session 6 CSL Academy with Verizon
May 5 @ 11:40 am – 1:00 pm
Denver: LOFT Army STEM Leadership Symposium
May 12 @ 10:30 am
Washington, DC: Session 7 CSL Academy with Verizon
May 13 @ 11:40 am – 1:00 pm
LOFT Coder Summit with Infosys Foundation USA @ Stanford University
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Target Women in Tech Symposium 2016
May 19 @ 8:00 am – May 21 @ 5:00 pm

You must apply for the symposium first:


  • Network with some of the best software engineers in the industry
  • Attend a tech talk with Target Leaders
  • Compete in a Hackathon and win CASH prizes!
  • Learn about Target technologies, how we’re changing the world of retail through tech, and job opportunities with Target
  • Attendees will be guaranteed an interview for Summer 2017 Software Engineer internships


  • The symposium takes place the evening of May 19th through the afternoon of the May 21st
  • Application deadlineApril 15th, 2016


  • Target Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN
  • Target will pay for all reasonable travel and hotel accommodations


  • Undergraduate students graduating in  December 2017 or May 2018
  • Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Washington, DC: Session 8 CSL Academy with Verizon
May 19 @ 11:40 am – 1:00 pm
Latino Legacy Weekend
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – May 29 @ 3:00 am

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.

LLW participants will lead and/or contribute to discussion on innovative topics of their choice.  The objective is to encourage personal and community renewal through the transforming power of ideas and relationships, while transcending traditional political, economic, and philosophical differences. Participation in LLW is by invitation only.  Families of participants are most welcome to attend and share LLW together.

While LLW is free of charge to participate, LLW will not be responsible for any travel and lodging expenses incurred by participants.

As a participant leader, we ask you to elect one of the following roles during the weekend:

1. Present on a topic of your choice for 5 minutes or;

2. Serve on a panel comprised of 3-6 leaders to address a relevant issue area (topics will be developed upon confirmation of participants).


LOFT Investors Forum
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm

For the third year, HHFs LOFT will host the LOFT Investors Forum: a unique gathering of Latino pension fund trustees and industry stakeholders designed to provide educational and networking opportunities to its participants. Pensions with more than a combined $1 trillion of assets were represented at the two-day event. The objectives of the forum are as follows:

Educational opportunities for Latino trustees on topics related to investments and board management

Building a robust network among Latino trustees and investment professionals of pension funds

Creating a platform within the pension fund space for the development of young Latino professionals

Coca Cola Foundation Latin@s on Fast Track
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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