Multicultural Awards

Multicultural Awards Banquet

2018 Multi Cultural Awards Banquet

The 30th Annual Multicutural Awards Banquet is 6-9 p.m., Oct. 4,
at the Jewish Community Center in Boulder.
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The Multicultural Award Banquet celebrates people of color who have made significant contributions in the areas of Arts, Business, Community Service, Education, Health, Government, and Science & Technology.

Read about the nine 2018 MCAB Award Winners who will be recognized at the banquet, and the seven students who received an MCAB College Scholarship.

Community Action Programs organized the first Multicultural Awards Banquet in 1989 to honor people of color who have made major contributions to the arts, business, community service, education, government, health, partners (people from the White/Anglo community who work with people of color to promote social justice around race issues), science, and youth throughout Boulder County. That event marked the first county-wide recognition of the accomplishments of people of color. The banquet sends a positive message to people by introducing them to ethnically diverse people who are making a difference in their community.

2018 Multicultural Award Winners

Category Name
Arts Norma Johnson
Business Sam Seyfi
Community Service Rita Liu
Community Service Jim Yoshihara
Education Manuela Sifuentes
Health Leticia Abajo-Torrijos
Science Tim Barnes
Partners Ann Scarritt
Youth Cante Waste Win Zephier

2018 Scholarship Winners

Name School
Johana Campos University of Colorado Boulder
Genevieve Gregory University of Colorado Boulder
Giovanni Hernandez Front Range Community College
Veronica Ramirez Metropolitan State University
Marisol Reyes Escobar Front Range Community College
Esmeralda Rosa De Mendez Metropolitan State University
Dulce Valle Front Range Community College

2017 Multicultural Award Winners

Category Name
Arts Musa Starseed
Business Nancy Chin-Wagner
Community Service Sonia Marquez
Education Loretta Wahl
Government Gustavo Reyna
Government Mary Dolores Young
Health Grishma Shah, M.D.
Partners Kristine Edwards
Youth Brianna Darlene Bailey

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