BVA 2016


September 23, 2016 | Mile High Station

This year’s theme, “Las Raíces de Nuestras Contribuciones“, celebrates our accomplishments while acknowledging the strong roots of activism, advocacy, and leadership of those who came before us.

Over 200 individuals from small businesses, government agencies, civic and community organizations, and sister non-profits were in attendance this year!



The Federico Peña Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Ken Salazar

The Lena Archuleta Education Award Presented to Arturo Jiménez

The Roger Cisneros Public Policy Award Presented to Senator Leroy Garcia

The Sheldon Steinhauser Community Service Award Presented to Mannie Rodriguez

The Alianza Award Presented to Tommy Espinoza & Raza Development Fund

The Alianza Award Presented to MillerCoors

The Polly Baca Social Justice Award Presented to Honorary Rosemary Rodriguez