Hispanic LGBT Heritage Tickets & Sponsorships

10th Annual Hispanic LGBTQ Heritage Awards Reception

This annual celebration honors outstanding LGBT Latino and Latina community leaders, raises funds to preserve LGBT Latino history and educate the public about our contributions to society. This year's reception will gather over 100 community leaders from 6-8:30pm on September 18, 2015 at the Human Rights Campaign Equality Forum, 1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW, DC. Join us for appetizers wine, entertainment and great company! 

General Admission Tickets are $30; One (1) Honorary Host Committee Ticket is $60 and Madrina/Padrino Host Level of $150 includes two (2) tickets. All hosts will be mentioned by name on the website and in printed materials. Madrina/Padrino Host names will be mentioned by emcee & listed on invitations. Student & Low Income Scholarships: Sign up using the Eventbrite form above.

Sponsorship levels are $250+, $500+, $1,000+ and $2,500+. Sponsors will receive recognition in the printed program, website, promotional materials and in a video display. Additional information is available by emailing Sponsor@LatinoGLBTHistory.org. To become a sponsor, volunteer, nominate an honoree or request a scholarship ticket go to www.latinoglbthistory.org/pay-sponsorship or contact sponsor@LatinoGLBTHistory.org.

You may also make a contribution by writing a check to the Latino GLBT History Project and mail addressed to: Latino GLBT History Project, c/o CFO Services Group, 1308 19th St. NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20036 or use the PayPal links below.

2015 Honorees

Manuel Diaz-Ramirez, Manager of Empoderate! Youth Center at La Clíncia del Pueblo

Cecilia Castro, local LGBTQ leader

Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, Outreach and Recruitment Director, Presidential Personnel Office (invited) 

Nominations for LGBTQ Latina/o honorees due August 15th. 
Sponsorship Donation via PayPal

2015 Sponsors

Gold Sponsors: Brother Help Thyself, David Bohnett FoundationNational LGBTQ Task Force, 

Bronze Sponsors: The DC CenterLeague of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

Reception Hosts: Human Rights Campaign and Barefoot Wine & Bubbly

Partners: DC Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs¡Empodérate! of La Clínica del Pueblo, Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs, Trans-Latina Coalition, Danny FowlerTagg Magazine, El Zol 107.9fm

Padrino & Madrina Hosts

Delia Garcia, Meyling Lopez, Luis Torres & Thomas Nasvytis

Honorary Host Committee Members

Councilmember Charles Allen, Jorge Amaro & Steven Olivarez, Paul Marengo, Michael Martinez 

Planning Committee

Jose Plaza, Alexa Rodriguez, Cristela Solorio Ruiz, May Sifuentes, Jennifer Sanchez, Jose Gutierrez, Eric Perez, David M. Pérez, Eric Palladini,  Stephanie Rocío Miles Perez, Adrian Aldaba, Ranald Woodaman, Fernando Herrera, Edwin Sergio Valasquez

LGBT History Month 

We will celebrate LHP’s Quinceañera with our inaugural commemorative poster featuring a selection of photos celebrating the 15 years since LHP’s founding and moments of celebration among LGBTQ Latino organizations, leaders, and community members from metropolitan Washington. The poster will be distributed throughout the District in partnership with Latino and LGBT non-profits, government agencies, public libraries, and youth programs. During LGBT History Month in October, LHP will launch its bilingual oral history collection program in partnership with the Smithsonian Latino Center.

Save the Date for Nov. 14th: LHP Panel at Historical Society of Washington Conference - 3:15PM to 4:45PM

Hispanic Heritage & LGBT History Month Resources