FAQ

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2019


  • Poder Award for Congressional Leadership: Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto (D-NM)
  • Raices Award for Community Leadership: Pay our Interns
  • Trailblazer Award: Veronica Duron, Legislative Director, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)
  • President’s Award: Ivan Zapien, Partner, Hogan & Lovells LLP




2017


  • Poder Award for Congressional Leadership: Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) & Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-CA)
  • Raices Award for Community Leadership: MALDEF
  • The Trailblazer Award: D&P Creatives
  • President’s Award: Cristina Antelo




2016


  • Poder Award for Congressional Leadership: Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) & Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX)
  • Raices Award for Community Leadership: NALEO
  • The Trailblazer Award: Dewey Square
  • President’s Award: Angela Ramirez




2015


  • Poder Award for Congressional Leadership: Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) & Rep. Mario Diaz Balart (R-FL)
  • Raices Award for Community Leadership: Voto Latino
  • The Trailblazer Award: Robert Raben
  • President’s Award: Jessica Herrera-Flanigan




2014


  • Poder Award for Congressional Leadership: Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) & Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)
  • Raices Award for Community Leadership: National Hispanic Leadership Agenda
  • The Trailblazer Award: Ogilvy Government Relations
  • *HLA made a contribution to the Esperanza Education Fund.