LUPE Fund’s mission is to educate, empower, and engage Latinas to promote leadership and civic engagement. Our Power of Women event recognizes prominent, outstanding leaders who have made a significant impact on Latinas in New Jersey.
We believe in the Power of Women to create a more accessible and equitable democracy. On June 8, 2022 we celebrated four inspiring awardees for their vital work throughout the State of New Jersey on behalf of Latinas from all communities.
Senate Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz
2022 Power of Women Award
Jesse Burns, League of Women Voters of New Jersey
2022 Amiga Award
Carlos Lejnieks, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Essex, West Hudson and Union Counties
2022 Amigo Award
Johanna Calle, NJ Office of New Americans
2022 Estrella Award
The 2022 Young Latina Leadership Scholarships was presented during the reception.