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2013 Honorees

 

Supervisor Gloria Molina – First District Los Angeles County

Supervisor Gloria Molina has been serving LA County as a member of the Board of Supervisors since 1991. The first Latina to be elected to her position, Molina has produced dramatic results during her time as county supervisor. Not only has she streamlined county services to increase their effectiveness, she has also played a primary role in the conceptualization and fruition of various capital endeavors aimed at improving residents’ quality of life. These projects include… Read More

 

Dolores Huerta

An activist for all her 81 years of life, Dolores Huerta has played an indispensable role in transforming communities all over California and the rest of the nation. Her natural aptitude for lobbying and negotiating has improved the lives and working conditions of millions of agricultural workers since the 1960’s. Working in tandem with César Chavez, she helped to launch the National Farm Workers Association in 1962 and secured Aid for Dependent Families and disability insurance for farm workers in the State of California in 1963. She was also instrumental… Read More