YHPAA’s mission: Dar. Gozar. Avanzar.
The mission of the Young Hispanic Professional Association of Austin is to provide leadership and professional development opportunities for young Latino professionals to empower and connect with the Greater Austin community. We strive to be the premier Latino organization positively shaping the landscape of our communities.
YHPAA supports and encourages higher education through scholarships and mentorship programs while providing resources to members for professional, community, and personal development.
Founded in 2006, YHPAA is an official 501(c)(3) in the State of Texas.
UT Division of Diversity and Community Engagement Community Partnership Award Honoree
Since 2007, the Office of the President and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement have hosted annual awards to honor individuals and organizations for their service to the greater Austin community. Honorees are chosen for their commitment and dedication to promoting social justice, increasing opportunities for inclusion, and improving access to education.