Community Action Programs organized the first Multicultural Awards Banquet in 1989 to honor people of color who have made major contributions to the arts, business, community service, education, government, health, partners (people from the White/Anglo community who work with people of color to promote social justice around race issues), science, and youth throughout Boulder County. That event marked the first county-wide recognition of the accomplishments of people of color. The banquet sends a positive message to people by introducing them to ethnically diverse people who are making a difference in their community.
The Multicultural Awards Nomination Form is an application to nominate those in the community who have made significant contributions to the community in the areas of Arts, Business, Community Service, Education, Government, Partners, Science and Youth.
Multicultural Awards Contribution Form is for those who would like to make a contribution to the Multicultural Awards Banquet. Contribution recognition is described in the attached form.
The banquet has attracted the sponsorship of Amgen, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation, Boulder Community Health, Chase, Corden Pharma Colorado, Inc., Daily Camera, Gay and Lesbian Fund for Colorado, Intrado, Micro Motion, Inc., Premier Members Credit Union, Seagate, Sun Microsystems, and influential businesses such as Lexmark and NOAA, as well as other organizations and individuals
2016 Multicultural Award Winners
|Yinfeng Keynes Chen – Arts||Marta Loachamin – Business|
|Norma Fuentes – Community Service||Victor Hernandez – Education|
|Louie Lopez – Government||Marinela Maneiro-Goodwin – Health|
|Isolda Stewart – Partners||Halle Sago – Youth|