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February 12, 2019
Commissioner compassionate about helping students, families
Commissioner compassionate about helping students, families

EMC photo by Jeff Witherow

Beatriz LeBron had to work hard to support her family when she came to Rochester from the Bronx as a 19-year-old mother.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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January 15, 2019
Incoming Ibero CEO looking forward to new role
Incoming Ibero CEO looking forward to new role

Angelica Perez-Delgado isn’t set to take the helm of Ibero-American Action League until Feb. 11, but she already has a long history with the agency.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez
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December 11, 2018
Geva Theatre’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ features Dominican native in iconic role
Geva Theatre’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ features Dominican native in iconic role
A native of the Dominican Republic has taken on an iconic role in a holiday classic this year.
 
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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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December 12, 2017
Business leader honored for helping Rochester’s Latinos
Business leader honored for helping Rochester’s Latinos

Eugenio Marlin was recognized recently for his tireless efforts to improve the quality of life for Latinos in Rochester, which colleagues and friends say was long overdue.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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July 11, 2016
Centenarian celebrates 107 years
Centenarian celebrates 107 years

Jesusa Rodríguez said it was not difficult to be the eldest of 12 children growing up in her native Puerto Rico.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 12, 2016
Town councilman is positive role model
Town councilman is positive role model

Lee Cordero did not mention his Puerto Rican heritage during his 2013 campaign for a seat on the town board.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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January 13, 2016
Migrant worker advocate receives honor
Migrant worker advocate receives honor

Beverly Sirvent's office at Finger Lakes Community Health's Newark center is fairly sparse.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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October 15, 2014
'Born leader' receives business award
'Born leader' receives business award

Mauricio Riveros was born to be a leader.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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September 17, 2014
Latina boxing promoter honored
Latina boxing promoter honored

Mercedes Vázquez-Simmons is a woman who works tirelessly not only to make a better life for her family but to better her community.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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March 12, 2014
Legislator wants to advocate for change on a bigger level
Legislator wants to advocate for change on a bigger level

Leslie Rivera doesn't feel like she chose to become a teacher.

She felt called to be one as a way to give back to her community and help children who grew up like her in the inner city with Spanish-speaking parents.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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