2016 Washington, D.C. Impact Awards Reception
In its 7th year, NHMC’s Washington D.C. Impact Awards Reception was held on Wednesday, November 30th at the National Association of Broadcasters headquarters. NHMC honored Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, Congressman Xavier Becerra, and media policy advocate Cheryl Leanza, for their contributions toward policies that bridge the digital divide and protect the interests of the Latino community and other people of color.
For six years, NHMC has honored individuals from the Washington, D.C. area who are working to enact policies that that benefit people of color. Past honorees include Senator Robert Menendez, Senator Ed Markey, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo, Congressman José E. Serrrano, Congressman Ben Ray Luján, Congressman Raúl Grijalva, Congressman Lucille Roybal-Allard, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel and then-FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps, and then-Congresswoman Hilda Solis. For information on who has been honored at past D.C. Impact Awards Reception, click here.
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This reception is held in compliance with applicable House and Senate gift rules.