Wednesday, October 31, 2012

MALDEF WILL HONOR THREE LATINO LEADERS AT 2012 LOS ANGELES AWARDS GALA



Emmy Award Winning Actor, Jordi Vilasuso, joins MALDEF in honoring scholar 

and activist, Dr. Harry Pachón; Executive Director of the Legal Aid Foundation of 

Los Angeles, Silvia Argueta; and bilingual educator, children's author and recording 
artist, José Luis Orozco.  


Jordi Vilasuso will MC the Maldef Gala
LOS ANGELES, CA – On Thursday, November 8, 2012, MALDEF will host its Los Angeles Awards Gala at The Westin Bonaventure, located at 404 South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, California. Emmy Award winning actor, 
Jordi Vilasuso will serve as this year’s Master of Ceremonies.
The gala will pay tribute to the extensive work and achievements of three honorees: Scholar and activist,Dr. Harry P. Pachón with the Lifetime Achievement, Excellence in Community Service Award; Executive Director of the Los Angeles Legal Aid Foundation, Silvia R. Argueta with the Excellence in Legal Service Award; and bilingual educator, children’s author and recording artist, José-Luis Orozco with theLifetime Achievement, Leadership in the Arts Award.
This yearly gala attracts notable community leaders in a celebration of the contributions made by this year’s honorees in advancing Latino causes across the United States.

MALDEF
Founded in 1968, MALDEF is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the 
“law firm of the Latino community,” MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, 
community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.
For more information on MALDEF, please visit: www.maldef.org.


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