POBLADORES AWARDS GALA presented by City National Bank
Join LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes as we honor outstanding community leaders. Enjoy an evening of stories, performances, y cultura!
The Pobladores Award recognizes individuals, organizations, and companies who, much like the original pobladores settlers from Mexico, have blazed a trail that continues to endure, inspire, and enrich. This must-attend event, which caps Latino Heritage Month in Los Angeles, welcomes more than 400 cultural, business, and government leaders. The Pobladores Awards Gala serves as LA Plaza’s primary fundraising event making the museum and cultural center’s many educational, exhibition, and programming initiatives possible. Purchase your tickets, become a sponsor, or make a 100% tax-deductible contribution today.
THE 2022 POBLADORES AWARDS GALA CO-CHAIRS
Raul Bustillos of Bank of America & Robert Villasenor of City National Bank
THE 2022 POBLADORES AWARDS HONOREES
Pepe Aguilar is a singer, composer, and independent producer of Mexican music with global sales of more than 15 million records. He was born to the Mexican icons Antonio Aguilar and Flor Silvestre during a tour in Texas and sang for the first time at the age of three during a concert at Madison Square Garden. He is known for being a visionary. Three decades ago, he became an independent artist, which allowed him to win ownership of his own catalogue, create his own radio station, and get creative freedom. As a result, he has won four Grammy Awards, five Latin Grammy Awards, and nineteen Lo Nuestro awards, as well as several Latin Billboards. In 2012, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is married to Aneliz Álvarez Alcalá and has four children: Emiliano Aguilar, Aneliz Aguilar, Leonardo Aguilar, and Ángela Aguilar. Leonardo and Ángela are also singers.
WALTER F. ULLOA
Walter F. Ulloa is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Entravision Communications Corporation, a diversified Spanish-language media company utilizing a combination of television, radio, and digital media operations to reach Latino consumers across the United States, as well as the border markets of Mexico. With 30 years of experience in Spanish-language television and radio in the United States, Ulloa has held his position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Entravision since its inception in 1996. Mr. Ulloa is a member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Music Center, the LA84 Foundation and the US/Mexico Foundation. He is also a founding member of the Board of Directors of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.
CITY NATIONAL BANK
Headquartered in Los Angeles, City National Bank is a full-service bank that offers a complement of banking, trust, and investment services. It is an institution committed to promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion. Its backbone includes giving back to the community and helping them prosper, particularly among the Latino community in Los Angeles. It has been recognized as a Top Employer of Latino Leaders by The National Diversity Council. City National’s community initiatives include The way up, a K-12 educational leadership program and hosting Business of Latino Leadership events.
5 PM VIP RECEPTION
6 PM - 7 PM RECEPTION
7 PM - 9 PM DINNER & ENTERTAINMENT
*Complimentary valet parking offered on Main Street.
** Observing County Health and Safety guidelines