Congressman Gene Green Receives Corazón Latino Award from Greater Houston LULAC Council
HOUSTON – On Saturday, November 21st, Congressman Gene Green was presented the Corazón Latino Award from LULAC Council 4967. The Corazón Latino, unique to the Houston chapter, is awarded annually to a non-Hispanic with outstanding dedication to the Hispanic community. Congressman Green is the second person to ever receive the honor.
“I am humbled to receive this award from LULAC. We have been working together for many, many years. From education and health, to voting and civil rights, LULAC is dedicated to improving the lives of Hispanics. It is an honor to work with council members, and partner with them to bring more opportunities to our area.”
Founded in 1929, LULAC is the oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the United States. Today, with over 900 councils nationwide, it continues to lead the charge in creating more opportunities for Hispanics with citizenship awareness sessions, sponsoring health fairs and tutorial programs, and raising scholarship money for the LULAC National Scholarship Fund.