2022 Denver Public Library Latino Community Service Awards Nomination Form

The Denver Public Library is currently seeking nominations for the Latino Awards. The Latino Awards honor community members who have made a deep and lasting impact on the community. Award winners are selected by a committee consisting of community members and library staff. The committee is chaired by a member of the Library Commission.

Lena L. Archuleta Community Service Award: The recipient will be a person of Latino descent who has made a positive impact on the Denver community, beyond paid employment, in the field of education, youth development, early childhood programming, or education policy. This includes formal and informal educators. The recipient does not have to live in Denver to receive the award; however, their work must impact the Denver community. Nominations encouraged for early to mid career professionals.

Eric J. Duran Community Service Award: The recipient will be a person of Latino descent who has made a positive impact on the Denver community, beyond paid employment, to advance community development and/or cultural life through their involvement with the Denver Public Library or another civic institution. The recipient does not have to live in Denver to receive the award; however, their work must impact the Denver community. Nominations encouraged for early to mid career professionals.

César Chávez Leadership Hall of Fame Award: The award, presented annually, will celebrate the induction of an individual into the César Chávez Leadership Hall of Fame. The recipient will be a Coloradan of Latino descent who has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to social justice and has made a significant positive impact on their community through community organizing, direct service, and/or advocacy and public policy.

View previous award winners.

Nominations are due Friday, July 8, 2022 at 5 p.m. and may be submitted online or delivered to:
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Attn: Nadia Rendon
1498 N. Irving Street
Denver, CO 80204


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Thank you! We appreciate your nomination. The Latino Awards committee will review all nominations and award winners will be notified.