Tepeyac Gala 2010

Tepeyac Gala 2010 Honorees

JosefIna Vázquez Mota

Builders of the Future Award
—Tepeyac honors individuals who have demonstrated lifetime
commitment to the development and empowerment of communities
and who promote inclusive opportunities for immigrants.


Carmen Alicia Villarreal Treviño

Tepeyac Excellence Award
—Tepeyac acknowledges individuals whose important contributions help to preserve Latino cultural values, foster Latino pride and heritage.

Edison Severino

Leaders of the Present Award
—Tepeyac honors outstanding Latino leaders who are improving
our communities, demonstrating initiative, inspiring others,
and who have made a significant impact in the lives of people.

Jesus J. Peña, Esq., Peña & Kahn, PLLC

Justice for Immigrants Award
—Tepeyac recognizes the efforts of advocates who promote justice
and dignity for immigrants. The award is presented to individuals who
have devoted themselves to the service of others and whose work has
improved the lives of disenfranchised immigrants.

Tepeyac Gala 2010 Speakers

Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan

Jay Hershenson,
Senior Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Secretary of the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York