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VOTO LATINO’S 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Rosario Dawson, Wilmer Valderrama, America Ferrera, Adam Rodriguez, Dania Ramirez, [Adam Rodriguez, Dania Ramirez, America Ferrera, Rosario Dawson, Wilmer Valderrama] American Ferrera [American Ferrera] Where: Hamilton Live Who was there: Guests included Rosario Dawson, Wilmer Valderrama, America Ferrera, CSI: Miami’s Adam Rodriguez, Devious Housemaids’ Dania Ramirez, Comedian Erik Rivera, The Honorable Joaquín Castro, The Honorable Ruben Gallego,The Honorable Ben Ray Luján, and Voto Latino President and CEO María Teresa. Other details: On Wednesday, March 4th, Voto Latino hosted their 10th year anniversary celebration announced the winners of the VL Innovators Challenge at the Hamilton Live. Top supporters from the technology sector, Hollywood, media, and politics joined Voto Latino Co-Founder and Chairwoman Rosario Dawson and Voto Latino President and CEO María Teresa Kumar. An intimate gathering with supporters preceded the celebration, which included remarks by The Honorable Steny Hoyer, Democratic Whip; The Honorable Julián Castro, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; The Honorable Tom Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor; Voto Latino President and CEO María Teresa Kumar, and Voto Latino Co-Founder and Chairwoman Rosario Dawson. The Challenge awarded $500,000 in grants divided among the seven winning projects. Those awarded a grant will be provided with access to the expertise of Silicon Valley veterans like Google to help see their ideas to fruition. Winners will be hosted at the end of March for a tech boot camp at the Google Headquarters in Silicon Valley. The VL Innovators Challenge is part of the Connected Learning movement, an educational approach that makes learning relevant to everyone, to real life and real work, and to the realities of the digital age. After the seven lucky winners were announced, they were treated to a special performance by Grammy winner La Santa Cecilia. Rosario Dawson [Rosario Dawson] Latino
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