Awards Nomination

2018 Maria C. Sánchez Awards Nomination

The Connecticut Institute for Community Development (CICD) Puerto Rican Parade, Inc. will celebrate the 2018 Maria C. Sánchez Awards Banquet on Saturday, March 31, 2017 beginning at 6:00 PM at the Hilton Hotel in Hartford.

The awards ceremony provides an opportunity for the Hispanic community to recognize outstanding individuals who have helped our neighborhoods to flourish in the areas of leadership, education, community empowerment, cultural enrichment, and activism.

This is your opportunity to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of a local leader or organization by submitting a nomination for one of the following awards:  

  • Art and Culture

  • Community Service

  • Leadership 


Please read the awards descriptions and complete the Nomination Form accordingly. Send the form with supporting documents (nomination letter, nominee’s bio and resume, up to two relevant newspaper clippings where applicable, and other relevant nomination materials) to:

CICD Puerto Rican Parade, Inc.
Attn: Awards Nominations
80 Cedar Street
Hartford, CT 06106

For questions, please email  

Nomination Deadline: February 16, 2018

Nomination Form