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Celebrating 20 Years of Bringing Leaders Together

Establishing Relationships, Building Unity, and Sharing Our Personal Stories





Friday, June 21, 2024

By invitation only, non-transferable 
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Tribute to Mayors

Convened during the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) winter and summer meetings. This ‘must attend’ event provides a great networking experience for all guests. Mayors, area elected officials, policy-makers, corporate executives, community leaders, industry experts, and political insiders are invited. The Antonio Villaraigosa Leadership Award is presented to a mayor from a city with a significant Latino population who has exhibited an outstanding commitment to bringing diverse communities together.

Convention Series

The Latino Leaders Convention Series consists of two events during the 2024 national Democratic and Republican party conventions to present the Eagle Leadership Award to a worthy Latino leader from each political party. An evening reception in Milwaukee and a luncheon event in Chicago will provide attendees presence at each convention by supporting a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to bringing leaders together with Latino delegates, elected officials, community leaders, corporate partners, community activists and more in attendance.

Latino Leaders Luncheon Series

Provides a platform for prominent Latino leaders to share their personal story of obstacles overcome to achieve success. In addition, it provides a networking opportunity for elected officials, policy makers, corporate executives, opinion leaders, community activists, industry experts, and political insiders. The program includes the presentation of the Eagle Leadership Award to a national leader who has made a significant impact on the lives of Latinos living in the United States. It also features a community partner serving the Latino community.

Cafecito Series

A new platform aimed to educate, inspire, and prepare the next generation of leaders. The Rising Star Award will be presented to an emerging Latino/Latina leader who has demonstrated exceptional promise, leadership, and commitment to their community. The event will include a moderated intergenerational discussion between the honoree and an iconic, seasoned leader with an in-person audience of young professionals, elected and appointed officials, corporate executives, opinion leaders and community activists.

If you’d like more information about our events, get in touch today.

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The Latino Leaders Network partnered with the California Global Education Project to develop learning activities that will engage students to learn about, relate to, connect with, and act upon the powerful stories of Latino leaders in contemporary society.


Latino Leaders Speak: Personal Stories of Struggle and Triumph is a compilation of 33 inspiring short stories given by Latino leaders who come from all walks of life and who made and continue to make a difference in the reshaping of the American Dream. You will read about personal stories of resilience, compassion, courage, and the importance of education. 



"Thank you for your prodigious efforts to make the San Antonio event such a success.  You put a lot of heart and soul into the effort and the spirit of unity and pride you created was palpable.  I have heard many positive comments from people who were present that it was an inspirational and memorable moment.  You have done something truly special."

Hon. Henry Cisneros

October 18, 2017, Former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

“I was absolutely overwhelmed today, seeing so many Hispanics who are not only successful, but looking to lift each other up.”

Eric SanInocencio

September 21, 2018, CEO of Senior Director of Digital Media, Houston Texans

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