West Hollywood, CA — On Tuesday, July 10, 2012, The Stonewall Young Democrats & the Honorable Betty Yee announced that Activist, Philanthropist and TV Personality featured on Showtimes The Real L Word Raquel Castaneda will be host of The Stonewall Young Democrats 6th Annual HERO Awards 2012 Year of the Women.
“I am Honored to be hosting the 6th Annual HERO Awards! Please join us as we celebrate our Victories in 2012-The Year of the Woman!” said Raquel Castaneda.
On prior announcement The SYD 6th Annual HERO Awards 2012 Honorees were announced as:
- Honorable Dianne Feinstein, California United States Senator
- Honorable Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State
- Honorable Cynthia Loo, Referee, LA Superior Court
- Susan Dunlap, CEO, Planned Parenthood-Los Angeles
The SYD 6th Annual HERO Awards 2012 will be held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites located 404 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071-1710 on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 4:00pm ~ 6:00pm
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About SYD HERO Awards:
The SYD Annual HERO Awards, now in its sixth year, recognizes individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of the rights of the LGBT Community. Past recipients include: Congresswoman Judy Chu, Maria Elena Durazo, Karina Samala, Fmr. Congresswoman/US Ambassador Diane E. Watson, West Hollywood City Council Member Jeffrey Prang and Jorge Valencia. For more information visit http://stonewallyoungdems.org/heroes
About SYD: Founded in 2004, Stonewall Young Democrats is a community of dedicated youth passionate about political and societal issues. They strive to give voice to LGBTQ youth and take action in a grassroots manner on matters of both local and national significance. For more information visit www.stonewallyoungdems.org
Flyer credit to: The SYD Annual HERO Awards 2012
Photo credit to: Raquel Castaneda private collection
Editor’s Note: For a second year in a row Diversity News Magazine from Diversity News Publications is again an official and proud media partner/sponsor of the Stonewall Young Democrats 6th Annual HERO Awards 2012.