Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board to reveal 2019 recipients, and honor outstanding City of Houston Hispanic Directors.

Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board to reveal the 2019 recipients, and honor outstanding City of Houston Hispanic Directors


Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board will announce the 2019 Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards recipients. The announcement will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month which runs from September 15 to October 15.

1 p.m.
Monday, September 16th
Julia Ideson Library auditorium
550 McKinney St

The Mayor’s Hispanic Heritage Awards recognize exemplarity Hispanics who have made outstanding contributions toward improving the quality of life within the Houston Hispanic Community.

The Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board also will highlight the outstanding work of Hispanic City of Houston Directors Sam Peña, Art Acevedo and others and acknowledge Mayor Turner’s many Hispanic appointments to City of Houston Boards and Commissions.

* Lifetime Achievement: Nelly Moyano Fraga
* Community Activist: Michelle Ferrell
* Education: Dr. Pamela Anne Quiroz
* Art in the Community: Jesse E. Rodriguez
* Youth Activist: Irma Leilani Torres

Roland Garcia will acknowledge Hispanic Leaders
Alan Bernstein
Director of Communications
Office: 832.393.0800
Mobile: 832.943.9835
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Mary Benton
Deputy Director of Communications / Press Secretary
Office: 832.393.0830
Mobile: 713.208.6229
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Tejal Patel
Deputy Press Secretary
Office: 832.393.0808
Mobile: 832.459.9706
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