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FIU in DC: Hispanic Heritage Foundation Awards

This is a past event.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

The John F. Kennedy Center 2700 F St. NW, Washington, DC

Established by the White House in 1987, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) is an award-winning nonprofit that identifies, inspires, prepares and positions Latino leaders in the classroom, community and workforce to meet America’s priorities.

HHF is a 501(c)3 focused on assisting “a Latino to help hundreds more” through a unique cycle of leadership built on a high-profile, year-round continuum of sustainable programs, including the Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards, Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT), Hispanic Heritage Awards and Public Awareness Campaigns.

HHF promotes cultural pride, accomplishment and the great promise of the community through public awareness campaigns seen by millions.  HHF is headquartered in Washington, DC and has offices in Los Angeles, New York, and Miami.  Follow Hispanic Heritage Foundation on Facebook and @HHFoundation on Twitter.

HHF’s award-winning LOFT leadership and workforce development program is divided into 10 “Tracks,” or industries, which are priorities for America, including Innovation & Technology, Science & Healthcare, Engineering, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Education, Public Service, Law, Media & Entertainment, and Latinas.  Tens of thousands of students and young professionals are connected to each other and to mentors and resources; over 50 trainings, workshops, and informal Charlas are hosted across the country; creative initiatives are executed; and hundreds of minorities are placed into internships, mentorships, fellowships and full-time positions with Fortune 500 companies and government agencies.

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Arts & Culture, Community


Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students


dc, awards, Hispanic, Washington, Heritage, FIUinDC, Kennedy center



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