Greater Coachella Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Presents 2nd Annual Impact Business & Community Awards


Hispanic leaders, organizations and businesses will be recognized at this year’s second annual Impacto Business and Community Awards.

The sold-out event is hosted by the Greater Coachella Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations including Pueblo Unido CDC will receive the Community Advocate Award for their work with farmworker families.

Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta will also be honored with the Impact Award.

The Greater Coachella Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce shared the following on its Facebook page regarding Huerta’s award: “Our IMPACT! Award recipient Dolores Huerta is unable to join us next week, but she will still be honored. She is healthy and travels the country continuing her agricultural work.” advocate and empower people. We love this incredible fierce warrior and will continue to support her and the mission of the Dolores Huerta Foundation.”

In sports, Rosie Casals, US Open Doubles Champion, will receive the Pioneer Award.

Trainer Joel Diaz, world champion boxing trainer from Indio, will receive tonight’s Community Hero Award.

Artist and muralist Michael Angelo Hernandez will receive the Kahlo-Rivera Award for his creative contributions to the valley.

We will have more information about tonight’s ceremony and the Hispanic leaders impacting the Coachella Valley tonight at 10 and 11 p.m.


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