News Release

UnidosUS Announces All-Virtual Experience for 2021 and Dates for Upcoming Signature Events

February 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC—UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza), the nation’s largest Latino civil rights and advocacy organization, has announced that it will continue to host its key signature events as virtual experiences in 2021 given the success of last year and its commitment to continue to offer substantive, quality programming during the pandemic. The lineup features the organization’s premier events, including the UnidosUS Changemakers Summit, Capital Awards and Annual Conference.

The official schedule is as follows:

UnidosUS Changemakers Summit: March 22-23, 2021
The UnidosUS Changemakers Summit is a two-day advocacy training focused on preparing the next generation of Latino leaders and community advocates committed to driving policy change.

Google is the presenting sponsor of the UnidosUS Changemakers Summit.

UnidosUS Capital Awards: March 23, 2021
The UnidosUS Capital Awards is one of the country’s premier Hispanic events that recognizes bipartisan leaders who have championed policies and legislation to empower and strengthen the Latino community.

Nationwide and Wells Fargo are co-chairs of the UnidosUS Capital Awards.

UnidosUS Annual Conference and Virtual Marketplace: July 26-29, 2021
The UnidosUS Annual Conference is the nation’s largest gathering of Latinos(as) and other partners working towards the advancement of the Latino community. With the goal of showcasing and discussing the latest research, trends, best practices and initiatives in support of the Latino community, the Annual Conference and Virtual Marketplace reaches multiple audiences in different sectors who share this same mission.

Bank of America is the title sponsor of the UnidosUS Annual Conference; UPS is the title sponsor of the Virtual Marketplace.

Additional details will be added as those are available. For the most up-to-date information, visit:

To register for the 2021 Changemakers Summit, visit:

UnidosUS, previously known as NCLR (National Council of La Raza), is the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Through its unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico, UnidosUS simultaneously challenges the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos at the national and local levels. For more than 50 years, UnidosUS has united communities and different groups seeking common ground through collaboration, and that share a desire to make our country stronger. For more information on UnidosUS, visit or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Gabriela Gomez