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LatinoJustice PRLDEF 2019 Gala Celebrates Power and Progress in the Fight to Defend the Rights of Latinos in the U.S.

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LatinoJustice PRLDEF 2019 Gala Celebrates Power and Progress in the Fight to Defend the Rights of Latinos in the U.S.

Location: 
New York, NY

CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, cperez@latinojustice.org, 212-739-7581
 
New York, NY – On Wednesday, 500 professionals will gather to celebrate another year of LatinoJustice’s legal victories while honoring business and legal leaders who have helped strengthen the Latino community around the country. The honorees this year have demonstrated a commitment to fostering economic power in the Latino community while also helping protect the hard-won legal progress made over the past decades. From legal battles to defend the rights of immigrants to live in the United States without fear, to leadership development programs that foster the ability of Latinos to thrive professionally, the honorees have shown their commitment to Latinos from all backgrounds. At this event, various speakers will highlight the challenges that the Latino community faces and how together we can overcome those challenges. This year’s honorees are:

  1. Lucero Honoree: Marjorie De La Cruz, Senior Vice President and General Counsel - Latin America, PepsiCo
  2. Pro Bono Publico Honoree: Nixon Peabody LLP
  3. Corporate Honoree: Mastercard

WHEN: November 13th, 2019 6-9pm
WHERE: Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011
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LatinoJustice PRLDEF works to create a more just society by using and challenging the rule of law to secure transformative, equitable and accessible justice, by empowering our community and by fostering leadership through advocacy and education. For more than 40 years, LatinoJustice PRLDEF has acted as an advocate against injustices throughout New York and beyond. To learn more about LatinoJustice, visit www.latinojustice.org.