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NAVIGATE MN SELECTS YOLANDA MARTINEZ-PINEDA AS LATINX COMMUNITY LEADER OF THE YEAR

Yolanda Martinez-Pineda

Yolanda Martinez-Pineda, Assistant Director of Outreach/Enrollment Services at Hennepin Technical College (HTC) was selected by Navigate MN to receive the Latinx Community Leader of the Year Award. The award was presented at the 10 Year Anniversary Minnesotanxs Gala and Awards on September 29, 2017 at St. Paul College.

The Latinx Community Leader of the Year Award recognizes an individual over the age of 30 who has worked towards the advancement and well-being of the Latinx community. Youth, students, and community members make award nominations from the Twin Cities Latinx community.

Navigate MN is an organization that was created to serve as a resource for immigrants in Minnesota, regardless of their immigration status, to pursue higher education. Specifically, the organization focuses on addressing the lack of information and misinformation that currently exists in MN schools surrounding immigrant students’ rights and means to pursue a college education.

Last updated by mdibba : 2022-04-26 05:50:33