Trailblazer & Unsung Heroine Nomination Form
For Nomination Criteria/Form
This year we are seeking four Trailblazers and four Unsung Heroine
Criteria for nominations Trailblazer and Unsung Heroine.
We would like to honor a Latina “first” who has blazed a trail for others to follow. For instance, we recognized Amy Alonso who was the first Latina police officer in 1973 in the Denver Police Department. We also honored Katherine Archuleta the First Latina to Serve as Director of the US Office of Personnel Management and Anita Padilla- Fitzgerald, First Latina Sole Founder/Owner/CEO of the top 100 Mortgage Companies in America.
For the Unsung Heroine we are looking to honor a Latina with significant ties to Colorado who makes a substantive yet unrecognized contribution and has been incredibly active in the community. We honored Rosa Linda Aguirre, the owner of Rosa Linda’s Mexican Café, has been serving free Thanksgiving meals to the needy for around 30 years, Dr. Martha Urioste First Latina to bring Montessori Education Movement to Public Schools in Denver and Julie Gonzales for her advocacy with immigration.