Award Ceremony

Each year CLASP celebrates winning titles by holding an award ceremony at the Library of Congress during Hispanic Heritage Month. All are welcome to attend the ceremony.


Monday, October 5, 2020
Book Talk with Author Mitali Perkins: Between Us and Abuela
The Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs and the Library of Congress hosted this virtual conversation with Mitali Perkins, author of 2020 Américas Award winning children’s book Between Us and Abuela. Mitali shared context for her beautiful book, as well as tips for classroom incorporation. View Recording View One-Page Guide

Monday, October 12, 2020
2020 Américas Award Virtual Ceremony
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Friday, September 27, 2019
Hispanic Division, Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave, SE (Rm LJ-240)
Washington, D.C. 20540-4850

11 am – 12 pm
Author Reading with Francie Latour (2019 Américas Award Honorable Mention)
Location: Hispanic Reading Room (Rm LJ 240)

5:00 – 6:30 pm
Américas Award Ceremony
Location: Hispanic Reading Room (Rm LJ 240)

6:30 – 7:30 pm
Makerspace with Duncan Tonatiuh (2019 Américas Award winner)
Location: Hispanic Reading Room (Rm LJ 240)