Latino Leadership & Legacy Gala – Honoring Remarkable Latino Leaders Shaping Our Future

Jun 28, 2023

DENVER, June 7, 2023 – The Latino Leadership Institute (LLI), an organization dedicated to advancing Latino leaders, proudly announces the Latino Leadership & Legacy Gala. This event will take place on Thursday, September 14, 2023, at the prestigious United Club, located at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. The LLI’s reimagined annual gala is poised to be an extraordinary evening celebrating the outstanding contributions of Latino leaders today who are shaping the future of our communities.

“The Latino Leadership & Legacy Gala is more than just a gathering; it serves as a platform to recognize, empower, and connect the exceptional Latino leaders who are redefining what is possible,” says Joelle Martinez, LLI President & CEO.

The Latino Leadership & Legacy Gala will commemorate the rich legacy and contributions of Latino leaders, past and present, who are inspiring generations of Latino leaders to come. In addition, the evening offers a unique opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and organizations that share a commitment to promoting Latino leadership and excellence.

For nearly a decade, LLI has been committed to changing the face of leadership, ensuring Latinos across sectors reach positions of power and influence. LLI is seeking nominations now for individuals who exemplify the best of Colorado’s Latino leadership.

Nominate an outstanding Latino leader to be honored at the Latino Leadership & Legacy Gala by July 17, 2023:

The Legacy Award
The Legacy Award honors individuals who have left an indelible mark on society through their exceptional contributions to their field or community. This award recognizes those who have dedicated their lives to pursuing excellence, making a difference, and leaving a lasting legacy. Nominate Here

The Influence Award
The Influence Award recognizes individuals who serve in an elevated leadership role in their organization or community and who have leveraged their power, influence, resources, platform, and connections to drive meaningful change and address some of the most pressing issues of our time. Nominate Here

The Innovation Award
The Innovation Award recognizes individuals harnessing the power of innovation and have demonstrated a commitment to finding new and creative solutions to address complex challenges facing society.
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The Heritage Award
The Heritage Award celebrates individuals who have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to preserving and promoting Latino cultural heritage and identity, inspiring others to do the same.
Nominate Here

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About the Latino Leadership Institute

The LLI unlocks the full economic and social potential of Latinos by preparing, connecting, and elevating Latino leaders and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit Learn more at