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Bank of America To Host CHCI’s 39th Annual Awards Gala Featuring Celebrity Emcee J.W. Cortés

Bank of America To Host CHCI’s 39th Annual Awards Gala Featuring Celebrity Emcee J.W. Cortés


CHCI announces that long-time partner Bank of America will host CHCI’s 39th Annual Awards Gala on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, featuring special guests President Barack Obama and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton.

“Through its longstanding support, Bank of America has been instrumental in furthering the success of CHCI as an organization, investing in Latino students and connecting them to a powerful network of leaders,” said Domenika Lynch, CHCI President & CEO. “We value this great relationship and look forward to a continued partnership in advancing opportunities for future Latino leaders.”

J.W. Cortés will serve as celebrity emcee for the evening’s program. He is an award-winning actor, Marine combat veteran, singer, filmmaker and philanthropist. Born and raised in Sunset Park, Brooklyn to inspiring Puerto Rican parents, he developed an interest in the arts along with a desire to serve his community and country. Recognized for his drive, talent and positive attitude, Cortés has become one of the most respected prime-time Puerto Rican actors on television today.

CHCI is pleased to welcome Miami-based high school student Juliet Honor Perel to sing the national anthem, as well as Trio Ellas and Jacqueline Foster SHOWDANCE for the evening’s musical performances.

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Join the largest and most prestigious gathering of Hispanic leaders in the nation at CHCI’s 39th Annual Awards Gala on September 15, 2016. Attending the Annual Awards Gala gives you the opportunity to support CHCI’s mission to Develop the Next Generation of Latino Leaders®, while gaining high visibility and access to CHCI’s prestigious network of leaders and change makers.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Awards Gala Tickets

Corporate Rate: $650

Government/Nonprofit Rate: $550

Alumni Rate: $300

Student Rate: $175

Savings available if you combine your Gala ticket with the Public Policy Conference. Click here to learn more.