2018 ANNUAL GALA: CELEBRATING PHILANTHROPY CON SABOR LATINO
The 2018 LCF Annual Gala brought together almost 700 corporate, political and community leaders to celebrate fierce Latina leadership and the power of youth! We were thrilled to celebrate Nuestro Orgullo Awardee Maria Elena Salinas, Peabody and Emmy award winning journalist and former Univision anchor, for her integrity in journalism, bold leadership in shaping a new narrative, and her lifetime commitment to elevating the diverse voices of Latinos. The 2018 awardees also included Edna Chavez, Youth Trailblazer Awardee, youth activist of Community Coalition who captured the world’s attention at the March for our Lives Rally on Washington D.C. Susana de Anda, Leading Change Awardee, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Community Water Center committed to empowering Latino families and shaping public policies for a more prosperous Central Valley. The Honorable Arabella Martinez, Latina Legacy Awardee, first Latina to be appointed to a sub-cabinet level position and leader of a historic revitalization of the Fruitvale neighborhood. View 2018 Photos.
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