The ¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! (SUSL) Rally Heart Award recognizes an individual that has made valuable contributions to the SUSL Rally in various capacities, including mentorship, volunteerism, sponsorship, and advocacy.
Do you know someone who has significantly contributed to the SUSL Rally or made an impact on young Latinas?
Do you know someone worthy of the ¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! Rally Heart Award 2017?
Deadline for submissions is Friday March 24th, 2017.
Click here to download the nomination form for the 2017 SUSL Rally Heart Awards.
Berlin Bermudez, Division Administrator of General Pediatrics Division (Golisano Children’s Hospital Department of Pediatrics), volunteer for the Rally for many years, and responsible for securing grants for this event.
Hilda Rosario Escher, President and CEO of Ibero-American Action League, Inc., well-know in the community for serving as a voice and advocate for Latino youth and their families.
A SUSL Rally Heart was awarded last year to Ms. Nydia Padilla-Rodriguez, founder of Borinquen Dance Theater, recognizing her long term commitment with the Latino youth in the Rochester community. Ms. Padilla also mentored the 2015 Rally Teen Committee.
A SUSL Rally Heart was also awarded to Ms. Jane Pantoja, owner of Jane’s Fashions, recognizing her long time support to the SUSL Rally. Ms. Pantoja organizes the Quinceañera & Prom Fashion show, a favorite segment of the SUSL rally, and for the last several years she has also donated a Quinceañera/prom dress to a girl attending of the event.