Congratulations to Dr. Anaida Colon-Muniz for receiving the 2016 “Community Service” Award from the International Society of Black Latinos (ISBL). The International Society of Black Latinos started with a group of close friends in Los Angeles who bonded over their experiences as Latinos of African descent in the U.S. Though they came from different countries,
“Un aplauso por favor,” says Patricia Huerta, the founder and director of Padres Unidos (translation: Parents United), an Orange County-based parent education and support program, as she leads the a discussion at the nearby Orange County Juvenile Hall. “Applause, please,” and the room full of parents breaks into thunderous applause.