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Watch the Promo Video for CHCI’s 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month Events


Join thousands from around the country and across the globe in Washington, D.C. on September 13-15, 2016 for the nation’s premier events commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s theme, EDUCATE. ENGAGE. VOTE, will focus on how American Latinos are engaging in the political process and ensuring they are represented at the highest levels when decisions are made that affect the Hispanic community.

Public Policy Conference – September 13-14

Join the conversation as we examine critical policy areas affecting the Latino community and the nation, such as civic engagement, homeland security, healthcare, criminal justice reform, economic empowerment, immigration, and beyond. The conference draws over 2,000 attendees, including national leaders, elected officials, corporate executives, community activists, educators, entertainers, and media personalities.

39th Annual Awards Gala – September 15

CHCI’s Annual Awards Gala is the largest and most prestigious gathering in the Hispanic community bringing together 2,500 guests from across the country including presidential candidates, cabinet secretaries, members of Congress, celebrities, corporate executives, and nonprofit leaders. The evening’s festivities include musical entertainment, remarks by figures of national prominence, and recognition of CHCI’s highest honors—the CHCI Medallion of Excellence awardees.