USHLI Honorees Announced
Two outstanding Hispanic Americans will be honored at the 32nd USHLI National Conference. Dr. Anita Perez Ferguson, universally known for her achievements in and out of government, and Antonio Tijerino, one of the most respected thought-leaders and cutting-edge innovators, will be honored for their service to the community and the nation. Dr. Perez Ferguson will receive the
Henry L. (Hank) Lacayo Award
for Lifetime Achievement. A distinguished scholar and activist, she has served as Chair of the Women's Political Leaders and as the White House Liaison to the U.S. Department of Transportation in the Clinton Administration and has authored and co-authored numerous works on public policy, women, youth, and politics. Dr. Perez Ferguson has done extensive research on social innovation, strategic planning for community organizations, Latinas at work, and evidence of social change in youth program evaluations.