Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Hispanic Federation Anniversary Gala
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tony & Grammy award-winning creator & composer of hit Broadway musical In The Heights hosted The Hispanic Federation's 20th Anniversary Gala as the organization honored five Latino trailblazers including Miranda's mentor and father Luis A. Miranda, founding president of the Hispanic Federation; Nina Garcia, the New York Times Best-Selling author and judge on hit show Project Runway, Angel Sánchez; world-renowned Latin American fashion designer; Mike Fernandez, Vice-President of State Farm Insurance; Willie Colon, internationally acclaimed recording artist and humanitarian. The night of celebration, held at the Waldorf Astoria, included a special performance by Willie Colon. Project Runway star Tim Gunn also made a special appearance, alongside Broadway stars Corbin Bleu and Karen Olivo. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the evening's starry arrivals.
The Hispanic Federation is a service-oriented membership organization of nearly 100 Latino health and human services agencies dedicated to promote the social, political and economic well-being of the Latino community. The Federation provides a wide range of services geared towards strengthening Hispanic families and supporting Latino institutions serving over two million Hispanics living in the Northeast region. For more information, visit www.hispanicfederation.org.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Forchelli
Nina Garcia and Angel Sanchez
Corbin Bleu and Lillian Rodriguez Lopez
Lillian Rodriguez Lopez and Karen Olivo