El Centro de la Raza sends this announcement:
Third Annual Roberto Felipe Maestas Legacy Award
Robertoâ€™s life was dedicated to building the â€œBeloved Communityâ€ through multi-racial unity and he deeply believed that poverty, racism and social inequity could only be eradicated if people of all races came together to do so.
In honor of Roberto and his legacy, the Third Annual Roberto Felipe Maestas Legacy Award will recognize two individuals, a woman and a man, who have exemplified Building the Beloved Community through multi-racial unity and working to eliminate poverty, racism and social inequity.
El Centro de la Raza will celebrate them and their contributions by making a $1,500 gift in their name to an organization of their choice. Award recipients will be recognized at El Centro de la Razaâ€™s Building the Beloved Community Gala on Saturday, October 5 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.
Legacy award applicants can self-nominate or be nominated by someone else. Recipients are asked to participate in a video interview and attend El Centro de la Razaâ€™s Building the Beloved Community Gala.
Deadline for application submission is Tuesday, July 9 (Robertoâ€™s Birthday) 2013 at 5 p.m. Pacific Time. Click here to access the application.