Special honorees have been selected to receive 2012 NALAC Lifetime Achievement Awards during the Conference. The honorees are Jesse Bermudez, Founder and Executive/Artistic director of Asociación de Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA); René Buch, Artistic Director of Repertorio Español; Al and Carmen Castellano, Castellano Family Foundation and Tina Ramirez, Founder of Ballet Hispánico.
In addition to conference workshops and learning experiences, attendees will be able to explore Latino Philadelphia with mural tours, exhibitions, etc. If you are interested in volunteering at the event, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and contact information. Be sure to follow NALAC on Twitter, Facebook and other notable Latino Philly Twitter accounts like @PhillyTeAma and @TelemundoWWSI.
Special thanks to the Philadelphia host committee:
- Veronica Castillo-Perez, Raices Culturales Latinoamericanas, Inc.
- Carmen Febo San Miguel, Taller Puertorriqueño
- Magda Martinez, Fleisher Art Memorial
- Emilio Buitrago, Casa de Venezuela
- James Claiborne, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
- Andrea Townrow, Mexican Cultural Center
- Alice Santana, Artistas y Musicos Latinoamericanas (AMLA)
- Matilde Duenas, Mexican Cultural Center
- Jasmin Dottin, Raices Culturales Latinoamericanos, Inc.
- Michelle A. Ortiz, Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation
- Tony Rocco, Photography Without Borders
- Edgardo Gonzalez, Taller Puertorriqueno
- Cecilia Bonilla, Mexican Cultural Center
- Eric Cortes, WWSI Telemundo Philadelphia
- Graziella DiNuzzo-D'Amelio, 2012 Philadelphia NALAC Conference Coordinator