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.
Wed, 07/11/2007 - 15:51 · Importance: 2