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HACR to Extend Nomination Deadline for its 2017 Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ Program

Companies will have until Monday, November 21, to submit their nominations

Submitted by: Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility

Categories: Ratings & Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Nov 08, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST


WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) announced that the nomination deadline for its 2017 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ (YHCA) program will be extended by two weeks.

Fortune 500 and HACR Corporate Member companies will have until Monday, November 21, 2016, to submit their HACR YHCA nominations and signature pages.

“We are thrilled with the response so far this year,” said Cid Wilson, HACR president and CEO. “Our decision to extend the nomination deadline for the 2017 HACR YHCA program was in response to a high volume of requests from various companies.”

With ten previous years of success, the HACR YHCA program was established to honor individuals who are shaping the future of Corporate America by showing exceptional leadership qualities and a strong commitment to the Hispanic community.

The 2017 HACR YHCA finalists will participate in a 3-day leadership development and training program from April 30 – May 2, 2017, at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit.    

To be eligible for the HACR YHCA program, nominees should meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a U.S. based employee at a Fortune 500 and/or HACR Corporate Member company

  • Must be between 25-40 years old at time award is received (May 2, 2017)

  • Must be of Hispanic descent*

  • Have demonstrated leadership qualities and capabilities within their respective corporations

  • Have demonstrated a commitment to the Hispanic community

  • Must attend the program for its entire duration: April 30 – May 2, 2017

  • Previous HACR YHCA finalists are not eligible to be nominated


  • There is no cost associated with participating in the nomination process

  • Nominees cannot self-nominate or be nominated by other individuals outside their companies

  • Previous HACR YHCA finalists are not eligible to participate

  • Fortune 500 or HACR Corporate Member companies may submit up to three nominations for consideration

Accessing the online nomination form: To access the secure online nomination form and submit your nominations, please email HACR at yhca@hacr.org. All nominations must be submitted online. No hard copy, faxed, or emailed forms will be accepted.

*HACR has adopted the U.S. Government Office of Personnel Management’s definition of Hispanic.

About HACR: Founded in 1986, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) is one of the most influential advocacy organizations in the nation representing 14 national Hispanic organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Our mission is to advance the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America at a level commensurate with our economic contributions. To that end, HACR focuses on four areas of corporate social responsibility and market reciprocity: Employment, Procurement, Philanthropy, and Governance.

For more information, please contact:

Ariana Solis Gomez Director of Communications
Phone: (202) 682-4012

For more from this organization:

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility


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