The 30th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards

premiered October 6, 2017 at 10/9c. 

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Hispanic Heritage Awards About the Awards

The awards, established by the White House in 1987 to commemorate the creation of Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S., are considered among the highest honors for Latinos by Latinos and recognize notable Latinos who have had a positive impact on America and the world in various fields. 

Read more about the honorees below.

2017 Hispanic Heritage Awards Honorees, Performers and Presenters

2017 Honorees

Vision | Gael García Bernal, presented by The Walt Disney Company

Leadership | Rudy Beserra, presented by The Coca-Cola Company

STEM | Alba Colón, presented by ExxonMobil

Trailblazer | Luis Fonsi, presented by Target

Arts | Latin Recording Academy of Arts & Science, presented by Southwest Airlines

Inspira Award | DREAMers, presented by the America Federation of Teachers

The 30th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards were produced by Nouveau Productions, LLC and made possible by Target. 

To find out more about the Hispanic Heritage Awards and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, please visit the Hispanic Heritage Foundation website.

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