Members of Congress, Policy Advocate to be Honored in DC by the National Hispanic Media Coalition


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WEDNESDAY: Members of Congress, Policy Advocate to be Honored in DC by the National Hispanic Media Coalition

7th Annual NHMC Washington, D.C. Impact Awards Reception to Honor Policymakers Protecting People of Color, Bridging the Digital Divide

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Wednesday, November 30 at 5:30 pm, the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) will honor Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, Congressman Xavier Becerra, and media policy advocate Cheryl Leanza, for their contributions toward policies that bridge the digital divide and protect the interests of the Latino community and other people of color. Event Details: WHAT: Reception honoring Washington, D.C. influencers whose work fighting for more inclusive and progressive policies have greatly benefited people of color. WHO: Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez - Outstanding Public Service Congressman Xavier Becerra - Outstanding Public Service Cheryl A. Leanza - Outstanding Advocate WHEN: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 5:30 pm - Reception 6:00 pm - Remarks WHERE: National Association of Broadcasters 1771 N Street NW Washington, D.C., 20036 RSVP: For credentials, please email: For six years, NHMC has honored individuals from the Washington, D.C. area who are working to enact policies that that benefit people of color. Past honorees include Senator Robert Menendez, Senator Ed Markey, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo, Congressman José E. Serrrano, Congressman Ben Ray Luján, Congressman Raúl Grijalva, Congressman Lucille Roybal-Allard, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel and then-FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps, and then-Congresswoman Hilda Solis. NHMC's title reception sponsor is National Association of Broadcasters and T-Mobile.


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