Mayor's Office of Special Events

Mayor's Hispanic Heritage Awards

Hispanic Heritage Awards

The Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards (MHHA) Committee seeks to recognize exemplary Hispanics who have made outstanding contributions toward improving the quality of life within the Houston Hispanic community.

The MHHA Committee will review nomination entries and select the most outstanding nominees to receive the 2021 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards. Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Council will salute the winners at Council session every Tuesday during Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15). All winners will be presented an award at the kick-off celebration.

Nominations must be emailed or postmarked no later than Friday, August 6, 2021 for consideration.

2021 Categories and Nominees

Links below are .pdf, unless otherwise indicated.

Page last updated July 13

Arts in the Community

Community Activist

Education in the Community

Youth Activist

Lifetime Achievement

 

Donation / Sponsor Levels

Amigo $100

 

Familia $500

 

Patron $1,000

 

Leadership Circle $2,500

 

Heritage Sponsor $5,000

 

Legacy Sponsor $10,000

 

Previous Winners and Press Releases