Celebrating the Hispanic Heritage of Tomorrow

Program honors contributions of Latinos in Entrepreneurship, Science and Innovation, Film and Music.

By on September 15, 2014

The United States of America, often referred to as the “Great Melting Pot,” is a nation of big dreams, opportunities and cultural influences. The Hispanic culture is a vibrant heritage that has influenced all aspects of the nation’s identity.

As a way to celebrate and recognize the contributions of Hispanics to America’s history, the nation honors Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. Throughout the month-long celebration, Verizon Wireless will recognize Hispanics who are helping shape the future of this country and are a source of inspiration with its introduction of the “Heritage of Tomorrow” program, a national communications website accessible in both English and Spanish.

One group of future leaders featured in the program and helping make an impact today is a winner of the 2013 Verizon Innovative App Challenge. The team of Latina girls from Resaca Middle School in Los Fresnos, Texas developed an app called Hello Navi that was inspired by the girls’ blind classmate and assists visually impaired people in navigating inside buildings.

Like the girls who developed the app, many Hispanics are making their mark today by building the nation’s heritage of tomorrow in fields such as entrepreneurship, science and innovation, and film and music with Verizon Wireless technology that empowers them with unique solutions.

The future is made stronger when we come together to support the ideas of those who accomplish what they set out to do.

Share with us your vision for the future and source for inspiration at CreaFuturo using the hashtag #CreaFuturo or on Twitter at @VerizonNews using the hashtag.

Tags: Hispanic Heritage Month, Innovative App Challenge