Atlanta Latina person of the year 2006 nominees


Five years ago Atlanta Latino started looking for the "Person of the Year" each year. This member is characterized for having tirelessly worked- without seeking acknowledgement- to better the lives of Hispanics in Georgia.

The nominees are:

...-Frank Figueroa, the former director of Latin American issues of the DeKalb Police Department, for defenting the community against the law SB 529.

...-Pedro Marin, Georgia Assembly representative of district 96 (D-Duluth), for his service in different non-profit organizations.

-Teodoro Maus, a spokesperson for the Alianza de 17 de Marzo, for representing the Hispanic community in the marches and on the radio public service ads for the boycotts.

-Father Fabio Sotelo of the Catholic Mission of Doraville, for his participation in the marches and his help to the community.

-Curt Thompson, state senator (D-Norcross), for his close relationship withthe Latino community.