SACRAMENTO -- Faith Estella Flórez’s effort to make safer working conditions for farmworkers was hailed by the Latino Caucus when it gave the 17-year-old the Dynamic Youth Award at the Latino Spirit Awards.
Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo hosts a podcast with 2018 Latino Spirit Award Honoree Cheech Marin and 2018 Latino Spirit Award Keynote Speaker Lalo Alcaraz, the evening before the Latino Spirit Awards. Click on the picture below to listen to the podcast.
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher hosts a podcast with 2018 Latino Spirit Award Honoree Kat Von D, the evening before the Latino Spirit Awards. Click on the picture below to listen to the podcast.
SACRAMENTO -- For Liz Hernández, a Mexican-American television personality and journalist, recognized with the Latino Spirit Award for Achievement in Media & Entertainment on May 7 at the state Capitol is not only humbling but bittersweet.
SACRAMENTO -- Para Lupita Lomelí, quien ha sido la conductora por más de 25 años del programa ‘Arriba Valle Central’ en KFTV Univisión 21 Fresno, el recibir el reconocimiento del Premio Espíritu Latino por Logro en Periodismo y Medios de Comunicación el 7 de mayo en el Capitolio estatal, es la oportunidad de seguir siendo la voz de la comunidad latina en el Valle.
If someone had told comedic actor Richard "Cheech" Marin 40 years ago that he would be in Sacramento Monday to receive an award from politicians at the state Capitol for being a "positive role model," Marin likely would have said: "You're stoned, man."
But Marin is here, the headliner in a group of recipients of the Latino Spirit Awards, given by the California Latino Legislative Caucus on the floor of the state Assembly.