In person - 2021 Latino Community Service Awards

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As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the library hosts the Latino Community Service Awards. The Lena L. Archuleta and Eric J. Duran Community Service Awards recognize outstanding Latino leaders who take an active role in the Latino community, above and beyond paid employment. Likewise, the César Chávez Latino Leadership Hall of Fame honors male and female leaders who have made major contributions in a particular field that positively impact Denver’s community.


César Chávez Leadership Hall of Fame Inductees 

Veronica Barela, 

Geraldine I. Gonzales (posthumous inductee), 

Shirley Romero Otero


Eric J. Duran Award  

Gloria Rubio-Cortés


Lena Archuleta Award 

Phillip Benitez Gallegos, Jr.


2021 Denver Public Library Latino Community Service Awards Livestream

Oct 9, 2021 11:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Password: 339911


Como parte del Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana, la Biblioteca pública de Denver lleva a cabo una ceremonia para reconocer las contribuciones de líderes latinos a la comunidad de Denver.

¡Acompáñenos a celebrar con los ganadores de este año!

This event is in English.

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