Throughout Hispanic Heritage month, CNBC, in partnership with Acorns, asked communities across America to nominate local financial literacy leaders who demonstrated a commitment to educating those who are often left behind.
Hundreds of names were submitted, yet only a few could be chosen. These leaders have spent countless hours improving life in the communities they serve. Each recognized leader received $100 in an Acorns account and a financial literacy leadership digital badge. Watch the full video here: