Due to Popular Demand, Official Latino Inaugural Event That Delivered a Message of Hope and Unity to be Rescreened on Saturday Night

For Immediate Release - January 22, 2021

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Due to Popular Demand, Official Latino Inaugural Event That Delivered a Message of Hope and Unity to be Rescreened on Saturday Night


Powerful Program Hosted by Eva Longoria Bastón and Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Leguizamo, Becky G, Prince Royce, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Farruko, Shaggy, Gaby Moreno, Edward James Olmos, Ana Navarro-Cárdenas, Emilio Estefan and More Replaying for an Encore Performance!


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The night before President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office, actress and activist Eva Longoria Bastón hosted a groundbreaking Latino inaugural ceremony that was seen by an estimated quarter of a million people around the world. Latino Inaugural 2021: Inheritance, Resilience & Promise will now be rescreened for an encore performance this Saturday on January 23 at 9 p.m. EST on LatinoInaugural.org, Latino Inaugural Facebook, and Latino Inaugural You Tube.

“It was a great honor to bring together so many people and organizations to create a program that honored and recognized the Latino community in all of our glorious diversity. Latino Inaugural 2021, told the stories of our frontline workers at this historic moment." The show’s Executive Producer Henry R. Muñoz III said. “Latinos in America know that we have the support of this new administration and we wanted to demonstrate that we will work closely with President Biden and Vice President Harris to bring unity and justice back to the United States.”

The event features appearances by Edward James Olmos, John Leguizamo, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, Becky G, Prince Royce, Former Boston Red Sox David Ortiz aka Big Papi, Erik Rivera, Ana Navarro-Cárdenas, and Nicholas Gonzalez. The musical performances on display during the special include:

  • Gaby Moreno featuring David Garza performing Fronteras
  • An Emilio Estefan produced performance of One World, One Prayer performed by The Wailers, featuring Skip Marley, Shaggy, Farruko and Cedella Marley
  • Reyes spoken word performance of The Promise
  • Gilberto Santa Rosa performing Canta Mundo
  • Mariachi Nuevo Santander performing This Land is Your Land
  • All-Star Tejanos United – Stefani Montiel, Joe Posada, Shelly Lares, David Marez, Chente Barrera, DJ Kane, Art Tigerina, Mark Ledezma, Mario Ortiz, Members of LA 45 and Mariachi Azteca de America performing America The Beautiful: A Salute to the Latino Imprint
  • Lin-Manual Miranda and Luis Miranda with a touching tribute to Puerto Rico

“We are delighted to host an event lifting Latino voices in unity and in tribute to the inauguration of President Joseph Biden Jr. and Vice President Kamala Harris. A record number of Latinos cast ballots in our recent Presidential elections and overwhelmingly voted for change,” stated Frankie Miranda, President & CEO of Hispanic Federation, a presenting partner of the Latino Inaugural 2021: Inheritance, Resilience & Promise. “Along with more than 50 of our fellow Latino organizations, Latino elected and appointed leaders, and Latino celebrities and artists, we proudly showcase our diversity, as well as our role - and place - in the American story through this tribute. We look forward to working together - as Latinos unidos - to fulfill the promise and hope that our communities have placed in the next Administration to ensure our communities are valued, cared for, and empowered, and pledge to do our part to help bring our country together to heal, rebuild, and prosper.”

The hour-long special tells the stories of Latino contributions to society, that touch on Latino American narratives in the United States, its history and challenges, and hopes for a better tomorrow. It honors members of Latino and immigrant communities who are working hard to keep the country running during the pandemic as members of our front line and essential workforce.

Brought together by Hispanic Federation, the event is co-hosted by a diverse coalition of 53 of the country’s most influential Latino organizations, who have joined together in Unity to develop this inaugural event under the banner of Latinos Unidos.

Eva Longoria Bastón and Henry R. Muñoz III are the executive producers of the program. David Chavez of INGEÑUITY, Elaine Coronado of Argus Events and Ben De Jesus of NGl Studios are the co-producers. More information about the program and ways to get involved can be found online at https://latinoinaugural.org/.

The official Latino Inaugural 2021 sponsors include: Presenting: SOMOS and Momento Latino. Resilience Level: Hispanic Federation, Impact Level: Comcast NBCUniversal, Telemundo, Microsoft, DoorDash, American Beverage Association, and Hope Level: American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Charter Communications, and Primo TV.

Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo is proud to support the Latino Inaugural 2021 and remains committed to bringing diverse voices and stories from American Latino communities to our networks and platforms,” said Mitch Rose, Executive Vice President, Federal Government Affairs.

“The collective sacrifice of those performing the essential work necessary to keep our country afloat throughout this pandemic has been a story of tremendous resilience. DoorDash is proud to support the Latino Inaugural 2021, where the stories of our nation’s essential workers are being told and celebrated,” said Toney Anaya, Global Head of Government Relations for DoorDash.

“In November the vast majority of Americans voted to elect a President and Vice President who care about our well being and who will work to address the crises we face with honesty, integrity, justice and equality, caring for all and respect For our diversity. With President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris we will build back better, juntos.” Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers.

The program was previously streamed on the official inauguration website at https://bideninaugural.org/watch/, on Peacock’s The Choice channel and on the Telemundo app, Telemundo.com, the Noticias Telemundo Facebook and YouTube pages. The event was also streamed live on all of Univision News’ digital platforms, including UnivisionNoticias.com, @UniNoticias and @UniPolitica on Twitter, Univision Noticias and Univision Política on Facebook, the Univision Noticias Youtube Channel and the Univision app.

About Latinos Unidos Created in partnership with Hispanic Federation and the Biden-Harris Presidential Inauguration Committee, Latinos Unidos is the host committee of the official “Latino Inaugural 2021: Inheritance, Resilience & Promise” and includes the following 53 organizations:

American GI Forum of the US, American GI Forum of the US, ASPIRA, Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA), Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities, Cesar Chavez Foundation, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI), Dolores Huerta Foundation, Familia Es Familia, Friends of the American Latino Museum, GreenLatinos, Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE), Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), Hispanic Federation, Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Hispanic Technology & Telecommunications Partnership (HTTP), Hispanics In Philanthropy (HIP), Justice for Migrant Women, LA Collab, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA), LatinasRepresent, Latino Leaders Network, Latino Victory Foundation, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Leonas for Biden-Harris 2020, MANA, A National Latina Organization, Mi Familia Vota, Militares Esposas Hispanas - USA, Momento Latino, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), National Association of Hispanic Federal Executives (NAHFE), National Association of Hispanic Nurses, National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC), National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC), National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), National Latinx Psychological Association, The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL), SER Jobs for Progress National Inc., She Se Puede, Society of Hispanic and professional Engineers (SHPE), Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, The Latinx House, The United States Spain Council, UnidosUS, Union=Fuerza Latinx Institute, United Farm Workers (UFW), United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI), United We Dream, Voto Latino Foundation.