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