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Honoring 100 Local Latinx Leaders
Our Amplifiers are leaders, risk-takers, quiet disruptors, and outspoken advocates from all industry sectors, who inspire us each day to uplift our Latinx community. Their stories encompass a highly diverse group of incredible people with distinct histories, professions, cultures, languages, traditions, and identities.
From unsung heroes to professional athletes to business leaders — Amplify LatinX is honoring and convening 100 of the brightest Latinx leaders from across the commonwealth.
The ALX100 list will be published September 15th.
A year-long celebration of Latinx leadership.
The ALX100 honorees will be invited to join us at several signature kick-off events and will be featured in a mobile exhibition that will travel around Massachusetts throughout 2024.
ALX100 Honoree Reception
Thursday, September 14 | 7:30-11PM
The Boston Public Library
This fundraising reception convenes the 100 Latinx honorees in celebration of their individual & collective achievements. Awards 7:45-8:30PM. Reception will follow from 8:30-11PM.
Latinx Heritage Night
Thursday, September 21 | 5-10PM
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
In partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, we are pleased to invite you to this celebration of Latinx culture and heritage. Live music, dance performances and gallery talks.
ALX100 Traveling Exhibition
On View throughout 2023/2024
Various Locations Across MA
Our 100 Latinx leaders will be featured in an ongoing public exhibition that will travel around the commonwealth. Emerging Latinx leaders can see themselves in these portraits.
Honorary Chairs and Guest Speakers
Governor Maura Healey
Mayor Michelle Wu
Honorary Host Committee
Aixa Beauchamp | Beauchamp & Associates and Co-founder of The Latino Equity Fund
Andrew Melendez | Latino Economic Development Corporation
Brenda Sanchez | Nonprofit Executive Consultant
Colette Phillips | Colette Phillips Communications
Eileen Alexopoulos | BCBS of Massachusetts
Elizabeth Cruz | Latin American Business Organization
Evelyn Barahona | United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Gonzalo Puigbo | Somerville Community Corporation
Jacqueline Conrad | CJ Strategies, LLC
Joseph Betancourt, MD, MPH | Commonwealth Fund and Harvard Medical School
Luis Román, PhD | Opus Private Client, LLC
Marcela Merino | Guyana Development Initiative
Mary Skelton Roberts | Philanthropy Senior Executive
Phyllis Barajas | Conexión
Radhames Nova | Junior Achievement of Greater Boston
Dr. Raul Fernandez, PhD | Boston University
Robb Suchecki | Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, PhD | Inquilinos Boriquas en Acción (IBA Boston)
Yissel Guerrero | The Quin House
Yuisa Pérez | Museum of Science
*Committee in Formation
Limited Edition 2023 — Embrace the vibrant spirit of the Latinx community with our exclusive event swag. Each piece a reflection of the diverse and empowering community we stand for. Limited quantities available.
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Limited Edition Book
A full-color hardcover book is set to celebrate and honor the ALX100 exceptional Latinx leaders and showcase the brilliance of these trailblazers.
This carefully curated and beautifully designed coffee table book promises to be a treasure trove of inspiration and empowerment. Each turn of the page will immerse you in the captivating stories and remarkable achievements of Latinx leaders from fields as diverse as politics, arts, sciences, business, and more.
By supporting this project, you will not only possess a collector’s item that exudes elegance and beauty but also help shine a spotlight on the remarkable contributions of Latinx leaders who are changing the world with unwavering determination.
You are not lucky to be here.
The world needs your perspective.
They are lucky to have you.
– Antonio Tijerino
President & CEO of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Want to join us in amplifying Latinx leaders?
Much gratitude to our esteemed ALX100 sponsors whose unwavering support and boundless generosity make this year-long celebration possible. Thank you for being the driving force behind our success.
When Latinx kids don’t see themselves represented on stage or film or television or newspapers or history textbooks, what they’re told is, ‘You don’t matter. But when they see themselves represented, then they are told … ‘You are important. You are authors. You are scientists. You are explorers. You are special. You are leaders. You are respected.
You are the reason we are here.
— John Leguizamo | Actor & Film Producer