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HACR to Extend Nomination Deadline for its 2017 Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ Program

Today, the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) announced that the nomination deadline for its 2017 HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ (YHCA) program will be extended by two weeks.

Fortune 500 and HACR Corporate Member companies will have until Monday, November 21, 2016, to submit their HACR YHCA nominations and signature pages.

“We are thrilled with the response so far this year,” said Cid Wilson, HACR president and CEO. “Our decision to extend the nomination deadline for the 2017 HACR YHCA program was in response to a high volume of requests from various companies.”

With ten previous years of success, the HACR YHCA program was established to honor individuals who are shaping the future of Corporate America by showing exceptional leadership qualities and a strong commitment to the Hispanic community.

The 2017 HACR YHCA finalists will participate in a 3-day leadership development and training program from April 30 – May 2, 2017, at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit.

To be eligible for the HACR YHCA program, nominees should meet the following criteria:

• Must be a U.S. based employee at a Fortune 500 and/or HACR Corporate Member company

• Must be between 25-40 years old at time award is received (May 2, 2017)

• Must be of Hispanic descent*

• Have demonstrated leadership qualities and capabilities within their respective corporations

• Have demonstrated a commitment to the Hispanic community

• Must attend the program for its entire duration: April 30 – May 2, 2017

• Previous HACR YHCA finalists are not eligible to be nominated


• There is no cost associated with participating in the nomination process

• Nominees cannot self-nominate or be nominated by other individuals outside their companies

• Previous HACR YHCA finalists are not eligible to participate

Fortune 500 or HACR Corporate Member companies may submit up to three nominations for consideration

Accessing the online nomination form: To access the secure online nomination form and submit your nominations, please email HACR at yhca@hacr.org. All nominations must be submitted online. No hard copy, faxed, or emailed forms will be accepted.

*HACR has adopted the U.S. Government Office of Personnel Management’s definition of Hispanic.

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