Wildaliz and her brother Pedro Bermudez, receive the Maria Sanchez Award! This is the first time in CT history for two siblings to simultaneously receive this recognition on behalf of the Puerto Rican Parade Connecticut Chapter. Wildaliz received the Maria Sanchez Leadership Award.
Pedro received the Arts & Culture Award. Pedro recently premiered his film about a Puerto Rican family called "Hasta manana" after writing, directing and filming in Hartford's Park Street. His work can be found at www.Revisionistfilms.com
Other awardees included: Karla Cruz for recognition in Youth Services, Melvyn Colon for Community Service, Leslie Torres-Rodriguez for Education Award and the Hartford Boxing Center for their commitment to Youth Services.Read more
Our friends Kate Tufano-Clark and Tianna hosted a brunch to meet with all the influential ladies in our lives and have a chat about issues pertaining to women's rights and politics. What fun!
Big thanks to Luis Cotto and all of the Working Families Party Team!
"I am honored and excited to run for Hartford City Council with the backing of the Working Families Party. Growing up in Hartford I have always wanted to lead our community toward better opportunities for working people. As a community activist and organizer I am excited to bring new progressive energy to the table, and with the support of my community and the Working Families Party, we will win."