Arizona Latina Trailblazers 2009
The honor was long in coming. That was the sentiment as Latino Perspectives Magazine and the Raul H. Castro Institute presented the 1st Annul Arizona Latina Trailblazers on May 20 at the Wells Fargo Conference Center in downtown Phoenix.
The first volume of Arizona Latina Trailblazers: Stories of Courage, Hope and Determination, a collection of digital stories, made its premiere at the event. The DVD was conceived and intended as a permanent educational resource on the contributions of Arizona Latinas to our state’s history, and as a way to honor the legacy of remarkable women.
The event drew more than 200 people, who enjoyed a reception, the music of guitarist Gustavo Angeles, and during the screening learned about the Trailblazers profiled in the first edition.