BVA 2015


September 19th, 2015 | Grand Hyatt Denver

This year’s theme, “Celebrando Tiempo y Cultura”, celebrates our accomplishments over time while embracing the longevity and beauty of our culture.

More than 300 individuals from small businesses, government agencies, civic and community organizations, and sister non-profits were in attendance!



The Federico Pena Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Katherine Archuleta

The Lena Archuleta Education Award Presented to Lt. Governor & Executive Director Joe Garcia for the Colorado Department of Higher Education

The Roger Cisneros Public Policy Award Presented to State Representative Joseph Salazar

The Sheldon Steinhauser Community Service Award Presented to Solomon Joe Juarez

    The Alianza Award Presented to Western Union

    The Inauguration of the Polly Baca Social Justice Award