Friday, July 19, 2013

La Raza to Honor Anna Maria Chávez

The San Antonio Business Journal reports that Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Maria Chávez will be honored by the National Council of La Raza with its Graciela Olivarez La Raza Award at the organization’s annual convention in New Orleans on July 23. Chávez previously served as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the Southwest in San Antonio.

It is wonderful that Anna is being recognized by the largest Hispanic civil rights advocacy group in the country,” says Connie L. Lindsey, National Board Chair of the Girl Scouts of the USA. “Anna is deeply connected to her Hispanic roots, and has worked tirelessly to champion the growth and development of Hispanic girls in the Girl Scout Movement.