Press Release

Senator Dave Min Honors Latino Leaders in Senate District 37

Irvine, CA — Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) Min recognizes community leaders for Hispanic Heritage Month. The diversity of Orange County is one of the reasons why this is such a wonderful place to call home. It is important that we champion all the groups that make up our community and recognize the leaders from those groups. During Hispanic Heritage Month, Senator Min took the time to learn more about the Latino Community in Orange County and the Latino Leaders who are working hard to improve the life of our residents. The individuals selected come from various fields but they all work tirelessly in assisting some of Orange County’s most vulnerable populations. They embody the true values of Orange County by working to make our community a better place for those who will come after us. 

Honorees Include:

Alexander Rossel - CEO, Families Together Orange County 

Anita Casavantes Bradford - Associate Professor, Chicana/Latino Studies and History at the University of California Irvine

Isabel Becerra - President & CEO, The Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers

Mario Ortega - CEO, Abrazar Inc.

Carla Valenzuela - President & CEO, Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce

Rebecca “Beckie” Gomez - Councilmember, City of Tustin

Reuben Franco - President & CEO, Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Robert Armenta - Senior Vice-President of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties 

Laura Enriquez - Associate Professor, Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California Irvine 


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