Voto Latino , a nonpartisan organization that empowers Latino Millennials to claim a better future for themselves and their community, celebrated its 10 year anniversary on Wednesday, March 4 at the Hamilton Live . Top supporters from the technology, Hollywood, media and politics industries joined Voto Latino Co-Founder and Chairwoman Rosario Dawson and Voto Latino President and CEO María Teresa Kumar in celebrating 10 years of movementbuilding.
In the past 10 years, Voto Latino has registered more than 300,000 new voters, secured more than $150 million to local communities through census efforts, launched the firstever SMS voter registration drive and SMS GOTV reminders, helped enroll Latinos in the Affordable Care Act, testified before the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, cofounded National Voter Registration Day, advocated for comprehensive immigration reform, and much more. At the celebration, the winners of the VL Innovators Challenge , a tech competition for Millennials between the ages of 18 and 34, were be announced.
WHO: Rosario Dawson , CoFounder and Chair, Voto Latino
Wilmer Valderrama , Artist Coalition CoChair, Voto Latino
America Ferrera , Artist Coalition CoChair, Voto Latino
Adam Rodriguez , Actor, Magic Mike
Diane Guerrero , Actress, Orange is the New Black
Dania Ramirez , Actress, Entourage
Nick Gonzalez , Actor, Bordertown
Erik Rivera , Comedian
María Teresa Kumar , President and CEO, Voto Latino
La Santa Cecilia , GRAMMY® Award winning Latin Rock/Alternative band