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20 Latinitas Under 20 - Award Nominations Accepted

Young Latinas are paving the way as community leaders, activists and volunteers.  A wave of young talented Latinas are ready to become the future leaders of America.  We are looking for 20 Latinitas under 20 who are getting involved, acting as leaders and creating positive change.  To recognize young Latina leaders who are making a difference, Latinitas is accepting submissions for a magazine feature article in  To nominate someone or yourself, address the following questions (in 200-500 word range) as a post on this blog or submit via email to

Full Name:
Cultural Background:

What does she do to help the community?  Describe her volunteer efforts. What cause(s) or issue(s) is she passionate about? Why? What motives her?


What significant obstacle(s) has she overcome in her life?


Who benefited from her volunteer efforts?

What extra-curricular activities is she involved in? What are her hobbies or interests?


How is she a good example and positive role model to other girls?






Who is eligible? Nominees should be between the ages of 10-19.  Nominees must be under 20 years of age by the deadline of August 15.  Submissions are open to girls currently residing in the U.S.A and U.S. territories.

Deadline: Submissions can be added as a comment on this blog, submitted through our website at or via email at  All submissions are due by August 15.


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