The Washington Wizards, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrated Hispanic Heritage Night today, March 6th, 2018, 7:00 p.m. at Capital One Arena, 601 F St., NW, Washington, DC. HHF was honored for our work in promoting Latino cultural pride, accomplishment and vision over the past 30 years.
HHF’s President & CEO, Antonio Tijerino, Nicole Quiroga, President and CEO, GWHCC and Chairman, Margarita Dilone were in attendance, along with our HHF team members in Washington, DC! HHF was created by The White House in 1987 as a vehicle to establish Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States and in the last 20 years have expanded their focus to youth in the classroom, workforce and community.
“The Washington Wizards are Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s home team and I’m thrilled to celebrate our Latino culture during Hispanic Heritage Night with them and our friends at the Greater Washington Chamber of Commerce,” said Jose Antonio Tijerino, President & CEO of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, and a District of Columbia native and lifelong Wizards fan. “We look forward to a special evening of Latino culture but also a big Wizards’ win!
HHF inspires, prepares, and connects Latinos in the classroom, community, and workforce across America. HHF also promotes cultural pride, accomplishment, and the great promise of the community through public awareness campaigns seen by millions. HHF is headquartered in Washington, DC, and has an office in Los Angeles with satellite workspaces in New York, Silicon Valley, San Antonio and Miami (Visit www.HispanicHeritage.org ). Follow HHF on Facebook and Twitter.