To celebrate Latino heritage and honor Latinos who have made outstanding and significant cultural, political, social, and economic contributions to Iowa, the Iowa of Commission of Latino Affairs established the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame in May 2017.
The Commission will induct up to three Latinos, Latinx Youth, and a Latino Ambassador into the Hall of Fame, paying tribute to them and setting them as role models for others. The deadline to submit nominations is July 1, 2019.
The awards will be presented at the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which will be held in conjunction with Latino Heritage Month, September 15 – October 15, which celebrates the Latino heritage, culture, and contributions.
For more information and/or for nomination materials, please visit our website or contact Sonia Reyes-Snyder/Iowa Department of Human Rights’ Office of Latino Affairs at 515-281- 4080 or Sonia.Reyes-Snyder@iowa.gov.
Nomination deadline: July 1, 2019
- Nominate an Iowa Latino for the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame
- Nominate an Iowa Latinx Youth or Young Adult for the Iowa Latinx Youth Leadership Award
- Nominate a non-Latino or Latino Iowan for the Robert D. Ray Award for Equity and Justice