Coors Light Issues Call for Nominations of Latino Leaders

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Business

Coors Light has launched a public call for nominations for its national Líderes program, which empowers up-and-coming Latino leaders to go further. Twelve individuals from the pool of nominees will be chosen to participate in the 2014 Coors Light Líderes program. The 12 Líderes will be announced during Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15- Oct.15), when the public will have the opportunity to vote for the 2014 Líder of the Year. The Coors Light Líder of the Year will receive a $25,000 grant to develop a leadership project benefiting Latinos in his/her community. The general public can nominate a candidate at, until June 5, 2014. The criteria for nominations are:

• Of Hispanic descent, between the ages of 21 and 39 years old and associated with a 501c3 nonprofit (staff or volunteer).
• A person in good standing in the community who represents the values of the community he/she serves as evidenced by recognition from a local organization, media outlet or other form of public community support.
• An emerging community leader who through his/her words and actions exemplifies leadership and who works toward establishing noteworthy improvement in the lives of individuals, communities and organizations.
This year, Coors Light has partnered with the program to offer enhanced awareness and support in shining a light on Latino community leaders. Join the conversation at, and on Twitter using the hashtag #CoorsLightLideres. For the full criteria list, visit

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