Congratulations to the 2018 Latino Award Winners

Join us as we honor the contributions of our Latino Award recipients on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, 1–3:30 p.m. at the Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library. A reception will follow the ceremony. Free and open to the public. No RSVP necessary.

Anthony R. Aragon: Eric J. Duran Community Service Award (pictured top left)

Dr. Michele Trujillo: Lena L. Archuleta Community Service Award (pictured second left)

Renee Fajardo J.D. (pictured middle left) and Carlos Santistevan (pictured bottom left): César Chávez Leadership Hall of Fame Award

About the Awards

The Lena L. Archuleta Community Service Award recipient must be a female Colorado resident of Latino descent who has taken an active role in the community, above and beyond paid employment. The recipient will have made an impact on the cultural life of the community through her involvement with the Denver Public Library or another civic institution. Members of the general community, including those affiliated with the library may be considered for the award. The nominee must be living.

The Eric J. Duran Community Service Award recipient must be a male Colorado resident of Latino descent who has taken an active role in the community, above and beyond paid employment. The recipient will have made an impact on the cultural life of the community through his involvement with the Denver Public Library or another civic institution. Members of the general community, including those affiliated with the library may be considered for the award. The nominee must be living.

The César Chávez Latino Leadership Hall of Fame Award celebrates the induction of two individuals (one male and one female) into the César Chávez Leadership Hall of Fame. The recipients will be Coloradans of Latino descent who have made a major contribution in a particular field which positively impacted the community. The nominee must be living.

View a list of all prior recipients.

Written by ChrisH on September 10, 2018

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