2022 UnidosUS Annual Conference

We spent three incredible days connecting, sharing, and learning at the 2022 UnidosUS Annual Conference. If you were able to join us this year: thank you!

If you couldn’t make it, check out the photos and highlights, and we hope to see you next year!

Read UnidosUS President and CEO Janet Murguía’s full remarks here.

2022 UnidosUS Annual Conference Additional Resources

 

Awards Gala Honorees

2022 Unidos US Annual Conference Highlights

Rosie Castro

Rosie Castro

Civil Rights Activist
Maclovio Barraza Award for Leadership

Eduardo Díaz

Eduardo Diaz

Acting Deputy Director, National Museum of the American Latino
Graciela Olivarez La Raza Award

Tommy Espinoza

Tom Espinoza

Co-founder
President & Chief Executive Officer
Raza Development Fund
Raul Yzaguirre President’s Award

Jean Guerrero

Jean Guerrero

Opinion Columnist
Los Angeles Times
Ruben Salazar Award for Communications

Iván "Pudge" Rodríguez Torres

Iván "Pudge" Rodríguez

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer
The Roberto Clemente Award for Sports Excellence

One Stop Career Center Puerto Rico, Inc.

Arecibo, Puerto Rico
National Affiliate of the Year

Photo Gallery

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2022 UnidosUS Annual Conference Latinx IncluXion Panel with Janet Murguía
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Hon. Gov. Asa Hutchinson
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UnidosUS Affiliate Awardees

Affiliate Award for Advocacy

Helen Rodríguez-Trías Health Award

LGBTQ Champion Award

California Regional Affiliate of the Year

Far West Regional Affiliate of the Year

Midwest Regional Affiliate of the Year

Northeast Regional Affiliate of the Year

Texas Regional Affiliate of the Year

Thank You to Our 2022 UnidosUS Annual Conference Host Committee

Members
    • Jorge A Herrera, Attorney, The Herrera Law Firm

 

    • Louis Escareño, Attorney

 

    • Erika Prosper, First Lady of San Antonio

 

    • Ramiro Cavazos, President/CEO, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

 

    • Dr. Mike Flores, Chancellor, Alamo Colleges

 

    • Cristina Balli, Executive Director, Guadalupe Cultural Arts

 

    • Christopher W Sanchez, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of San Antonio

 

    • Elizabeth Lutz, Executive Director, Bexar County Community Health Collaborative

 

    • Frank Herrera, Founder, Herrera Law Firm

 

    • Cecilia Herrera, National Advisory Council Chair, MACRI – Mexican American Civil Rights Institute

 

    • Rolando Pablos, Former Texas Secretary of State

 

    • Leticia Van de Putte, Co-Founder & President Andrade-Van de Putte Associates, LLC

 

    • Alberto “Beto” Altamirano, CEO & Co-Founder, Irys

 

    • Hope Andrade, Co-Founder & Chief Strategic Advisor, Andrade-Van de Putte Associates, LLC

 

    • Marisa Bono, J.D., President / CEO, Every Texan

 

    • Hon. Gil Coronado, Heroes and Heritage

 

    • Antonio Flores, President HACU

 

    • Charlie Gonzalez

 

    • Ivan Jaime, Director – Government & Public Affairs, Walmart

 

    • The Hon. Ruben Minutti-Zanatta, Consul General of Mexico in San Antonio

 

    • A.J. Rodriguez, Executive Vice President, Texas 2036

 

    • Rey Saldana, National President / CEO, Communities in Schools

 

    • Gilberto Ocanas, Senior Advisor, Dentons

 

    • Dr. Cha Guzman, Chairwoman, San Antonio Housing Authority

 

    • George Hernandez, President/CEO, University Health

 

    • Janie Barrera, President & CEO, Lift Fund

 

    • Ernesto Nieto, President, National Hispanic Institute

 

    • Rene Gonzalez, Chief Strategy Officer, Lit Communities

 

    • Patricia Mejia, Vice President, Community Engagement & Impact San Antonio Area Foundation

 

    • Ivalis Meza

 

    • Dr. Cynthia Teniente Matson, President, Texas A&M University – San Antonio

 

    • Anita Fernandez, Partner, OCI Group

 

    • Teresa Nino, Vice President University Relations, University of Texas at San Antonio

 

    • Mary Alice Cisneros

 

    • Hon. Henry Cisneros

 

    • Jose H. Villarreal

 

    • Fernando Godinez, President/CEO, MAUC (Mexican American Unity Council)

 

    • Gabriel Velasquez, President/CEO, Avenida Guadalupe Association

 

    • Chris Alderete, Board Chairwoman, Port San Antonio

 

    • Kelly Murguía, Managing Director, Teach for America

 

    • Denise Hernandez, Board Chair, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

 

    • Juan Sepulveda, President’s Special Advisor for Inclusive Excellence, Trinity University

 

    • Lionel Sosa

 

    • Sarah Zenaida Gould PhD, Executive Director, MACRI – Mexican American Civil Rights Institute

 

    • Artie Rodriguez, Former CEO, UFW

 

    • Sonia Rodriguez, UFW

 

    • Sonya Medina-Williams, Papa John’s Board of Directors

 

    • Dr. Maria Teresa Granillo, CEO, AVANCE

 

    • Jennifer Cantu, Senior Vice President, Market Executive – San Antonio, Bank of America

 

    • Marla Bilonick, President and CEO, NALCAB

 

    • Barbara Ankamah Burford, Vice President, Social Impact and Sustainability, Wells Fargo

 

    • Orlanda Castaneda, Market Executive, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

 

  • Arturo Cassani, Community Affairs Lead, San Antonio, Comcast NBCUniversal Telemundo
Honorary Host Committee Members
    • Congressman Joaquin Castro

 

    • Texas State Sen. Jose Menendez

 

    • Mayor Ron Nirenberg

 

    • Councilwoman Ana Sandoval

 

    • Councilwoman Teri Castillo

 

    • Councilwoman Phylis Viagran

 

    • Councilman Mario Bravo

 

    • Councilwoman Adriana Rocha Garcia

 

    • Councilwoman Melissa Cabello Havrda

 

    • Texas State Rep. Ray Lopez

 

  • Commissioner Rebeca Clay-Flores
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