|April 30, 2015 | By admin|
HOUSTON, TX – Ford Motor Co. has recognized Rita Farias, Executive Director of The American Latino Center for Research, Education & Justice (ALCREJ), as an exemplary Latina leader.
Ms. Farias received the “Mujeres Legendarias”/Legendary Women Award on April 7th at the Memorial City Westin Hotel in Houston. The award recognizes her contribution in providing education and resources to the community.
Ms. Farias was honored for her leadership and commitment to improving the lives of children and families through a program called, “Rico Y Sano.” In 2015, she helped sign up qualified families for the federally funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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