2022 Capital Awards

2022 UnidosUS Capital Awards

Celebrating the Leaders Who Strengthen Our Community


In this year of formidable challenges and great promise, we were thrilled to gather in-person on March 29 to hear from amazing individuals who go above and beyond to support Latinos.

The UnidosUS Capital Awards continues to be one of the premier Hispanic events in Washington, DC, that recognizes leaders who have championed policies and legislation to empower and strengthen the Latino community. In addition, UnidosUS honors changemakers outside of the political spectrum who courageously and tirelessly advocate on behalf of the Latino community with the Capital Award for Public Service.

Congratulations to this year’s Honorees:

Capital Award

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (NV)
Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-7)

Capital Award for Public Service

Friends of the American Latino Museum (FRIENDS)

Welcome Remarks

Janet Murguía, President and CEO, UnidosUS

Keynote Speaker

Congressman Ritchie Torres (NY-15)


Mariana Atencio
Founder and CEO, GoLike


Welcome Remarks

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Capital Awards Honorees


Capital Awards Honorees

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Janet Murguía

Janet Murguía, President and CEO, UnidosUS

President and CEO, UnidosUS

Mariana Atencio

Mariana Atencio, Founder and CEO, GOLIKE LLC

Founder and CEO, GOLIKE LLC

Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-7)

Representative Ruben Gallego (AZ-7)

Capital Award Honoree


Capital Awards Co-Chair

Capital Awards Vice-Chairs

Chair's Reception Sponsors

President's Dessert Reception Sponsors

Premier Sponsors


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