Photos: Annual Scholarship Dinner 2009

On October 9th we honored the amazing women who are this year’s CLF Scholarship Awardees in the company of their families and our community of sponsors, partners and supporters.

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CLF’s Annual Scholarship Dinner celebrates the outstanding Latinas who have been selected as our 2009 Awardees. They have been selected because their personal and academic accomplishments demonstrate; leadership and commitment towards personal, educational, and professional advancement.


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Latin Jazz Duo: Bernal Heights Players

Dinner and Program
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Emcee: Maria Leticia Gomez
Award winning UNIVISION news anchor

Special Guest Speaker:
California State Senator Gloria Romero

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
All female Mariachi: Mariachi Femenil Orgullo Mexicano

Additionally, CLF will present our annual Legacy and Emerging Leader awards to women who demonstrate commitment to social justice and support of our communities:

Legacy Award:
Victoria Alvarado, author/photographer
Mujeres de Conciencia/Women of Conscience
Photographs and bios of 73 outstanding Latina leaders from throughout California

Emerging Leadership Award:
Lisa Cisneros, Esq. Coordinator of Proyecto Poderoso/Project Powerful
The only program serving the legal needs of LGBT rural populations

Tickets are $150 per person.

For tickets or to RSVP call 650-373-1085 or email us at
by September 30, 2009.

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Claudia León

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