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MALDEF TO HONOR THREE PILLARS IN LATINO COMMUNITY AT 2011 LOS ANGELES AWARDS GALA

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Honorees reflect Latino leadership in the arts, philanthropy, civil rights, healthcare and LGBT communities

Mayor Villaraigosa will also deliver remarks at MALDEF's 2011 Los Angeles Awards Gala.   LOS ANGELES, CA – On Tuesday, November 15, 2011, MALDEF President and General Counsel Thomas A. Saenz and the Board of Directors will host the 2011 MALDEF Los Angeles Awards Gala to highlight to historic contributions of three pillars in the Latino community. Antonia HernandezPresident & CEO, California Community Foundation and Former President & General Counsel, MALDEF will receive the “Valerie Kantor Award for Extraordinary Achievement.”  Prior to her service from 1981 to 2003 at MALDEF, Hernandez worked for Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice and the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  After making her mark at MALDEF, Hernandez went on in 2004 to lead the California Community Foundation.  Linda RonstadtActivist and Recording Artist, will receive the “Lifetime …

LATIN FACTORY VII “Fashion on Fire” Benefit Fashion Show ANNOUNCES HOSTS, HONOREES, AND DESIGNERS

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BIENESTAR´S PREMIERE ANNUAL EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE NOVEMBER 17 LOS ANGELES, CA– On November 17, 2011 Bienestar Human Services (BIENESTAR) will host its fashion show fundraiser, Latin Factory VII. The event will showcase unique collections featuring a diverse set of designers and models including appearances by Delta Work, Venus Dlite, and Raja from Rupaul’s Drag Race. For this year’s theme, “Fashion on Fire,” BIENESTAR has partnered with a talented lineup of veteran and up and coming fashion designers to ignite interest among the fashion circles all over Los Angeles. The show will be hosted by one of the most popular radio personalities on Latino 96.3, Raq-C and will honor California State Assemblymember, Ricardo Lara (AD-50) with a special award for his dedication to the community. Additionally, BIENESTAR will honor the work of Macy´s and the MAC AIDS Fund.












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