Last September 19th Margaret Sánchez received the Philanthropy Award from the Rochester Area Community Foundation (RACF). Sánchez, a former board chair of the Community Foundation, received the Joe U. Posner Founders Award. Margaret is one of the founders of Latinas Unidas. RACF writes about the award on their website: “Year in and year out, each recipient contributes to […]
On the month of August Annette Ramos was featured in the Women to Watch section of the herRochester magazine (Democrat and Chronicle). “For Rochester resident Annette Ramos, art is more than beauty or entertainment. Art is the vehicle to bring about education, social change and cultural awareness. As a teaching artist for the Rochester City School District, […]
On the month of July Ingrid Colón-Gonzalez was featured in the Women to Watch section of the herRochester magazine (Democrat and Chronicle). “Rochester resident Ingrid Colón-Gonzalez finds satisfaction in helping families in the community to live independent, rewarding, and positive lives. For more than five years, Colón-Gonzalez has been a home visitor for Action for […]
This summer Peggy Martinez , artist and past board member of Latinas Unidas, has been featured in several articles in the media about her painting project and exhibit “Gift of the Rose“, which aims to raise awareness of the prevalence of asthma in the Latino community and to honor the memory of her sister Margarita. Read […]
Ivette Torres is a Star Among Us, featured in this month’s issue ofLa Voz Magazine as a Latina to Watch. Ivette is Principal Analyst of Public Affairs at Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E). She has been actively involved for more than ten years with Latinas Unidas and also with the Ibero Scholarship Program. She is active in the assessment committee […]
Congratulations to Yesenia Ramos, receiving the Volunteer Achievement Award from Ibero-American Action League.