Saturday, September 28, 2024 | 5:00 – 8:45 PM
Summit Building (Seattle Convention Center) – Ballroom 2 & 3 on Level 5
900 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101

The Summit Building Parking Garage is located at 1009 Olive Way between 9th and Boren. Summit is the Seattle Convention Center’s brand new building!

Join us in-person on Saturday, September 28, 2024 for our annual Building the Beloved Community Gala and take part in an exciting event that raises funds for 43 programs and services that benefit more than 20,000 individuals and families across our region. The evening will include live music, a reception, silent and live auctions, a three-course meal, and the presentation of our Roberto Maestas Legacy Awards and Scholarships!

2024 Quick Links:
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You can also make a donation here in lieu of attendance here:

Mil Gracias to our 2023 Sponsors!

2023 Roberto Felipe Maestas Legacy Award Winners:

Congratulations to our 2023 Roberto Felipe Maestas Legacy Award winners, Roxana Norouzi, Executive Director of OneAmerica and Keith Tucker, Founder & Executive Director of Hip Hop is Green! El Centro de la Raza’s principal founder was Roberto Maestas who dedicated his life to building Dr. King’s Beloved Community through multi-racial unity. He deeply believed that poverty, racism and social inequity could only be eradicated if people of all races and backgrounds came together to do so. It is in honor of Roberto and his legacy that the Roberto Felipe Maestas Legacy Award recognizes two individuals who have exemplified building the Beloved Community through multi-racial unity, and working to eliminate poverty, racism and social inequity. El Centro de la Raza will celebrate them and their contributions by making a $1,000 gift in their name to an organization of their choice.

Mil gracias for supporting El Centro de la Raza!

2022 Roberto Felipe Maestas Legacy Award Winners:

Congratulations to our 2022 Roberto Felipe Maestas Legacy Award winners, Aneelah Afzali and Carlos Jiménez! El Centro de la Raza’s principal founder was Roberto Maestas who dedicated his life to building Dr. King’s Beloved Community through multi-racial unity. He deeply believed that poverty, racism and social inequity could only be eradicated if people of all races and backgrounds came together to do so. It is in honor of Roberto and his legacy that the Roberto Felipe Maestas Legacy Award recognizes two individuals who have exemplified building the Beloved Community through multi-racial unity, and working to eliminate poverty, racism and social inequity. El Centro de la Raza will celebrate them and their contributions by making a $1,000 gift in their name to an organization of their choice.

Mil gracias for supporting El Centro de la Raza!