Public Forum

813 Cafesito

The 813 Cafesito is a monthly event that advocates, educate, and inform the general public featuring local or national headliners each month on major topics that impact our Hispanic community.


Latinos Unidos

The Latinos Unidos Scholarship Endowment Fund is designated for local Hispanic students with financial need attending Hillsborough Community College, the University of South Florida,  or the University of Tampa.



The Developmental Acceleration for Latinos Education (DALE), was developed to inspire young Hispanic high school students to pursue a college degree, learn about different career paths, see how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is applied in corporate America, and understand the importance of diversity in the workplace.


Canastas de Amor

"Canastas de Amor" (Baskets of Love) project benefits senior residents of local Senior Living Apartments. Many of the residents are not able to leave the premises due to Covid-19 and other isolating limitations. Through your support we will provide each resident with a basket filled with toiletries, socks, and non-perishable food items.


Matilda Martinez Garcia Leadership Award

The City of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council welcomes nominations from the community for its 2022 Matilda Martinez Garcia Leadership Award. Each year the award recognizes a person or organization that has made extraordinary contributions to the betterment of Hillsborough County’s Hispanic community.