Announcing the 2016 SHero Honorees

It is my privilege and honor to announce the 2016 “SHeroes” honorees. A SHEro is a woman who has demonstrated significant leadership, pride and commitment to strengthening our community.

These outstanding local women, with deep roots in the Ninth District, will be recognized at the 9thAnnual Tribute to SHeroes Awards Luncheon and Ceremony on May 22 at the Radisson Los Angeles Hotel.

I hope you will join me in celebrating their extraordinary accomplishments. They are the epitome of putting service before self! Congratulations go out to …

2016 SHero Honorees

Guadalupe Gonzalez

Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment ACCE

Sharon Blackburn

South Central Prevention Coalition

Barbara Carroll

Community Leader

Alejandra Carvajal

Business Owner: Taqueria El Diablo

Iona Diggs

LAPD CPAB Member - Southwest Station

Sofia Giron

Green Team with The Trust for Public Land

Jessica Guerrero

Soledad Enrichment Action

Mary Howard

President & Founder of New Alpha Delta Multicultural Sorority, Inc.

Nina Idemudia

Community Leader

Adela Barajas

Founder and Executive Director

 Life After Uncivil Ruthless Acts (L.A.U.R.A.)

Nikki Jones-Brocks

Community Leader

Weingart Family Solutions Center / Movement Material Inc

Rosario Manzilla

Community Leader

Carolynn Martin

Pueblo Del Rio Wellness Station

Marissa Martinez

Vice Principal, Santee Education Complex 

Esther Monteith

Community Leader

Mayra Moreno

Community Leader

Betty Ontiveros

University of Southern California

Carla Osorio

Casa Solidaria del Sur de Los Angeles

Claudia Perez

LA on Cloud 9

Veronica Ponce

All Peoples Community Center

June Richard

Community Leader

Cynthia Rosado

Early College Academy @LATTC

Regina Slaughter

Amity Foundation

Lizet Triana

Los Angeles Police Department

Newton Community Police Station

Lori Weise

Downtown Dog Rescue (DDR)

For more information on this special event, please visit Tribute To SHeroes

Once again, my sincerest congratulations to all of our honorees, and I hope you will join us when we come out to honor them on May 22.



Councilman Curren D. Price Jr. 

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