Presidential Medal recipient to speak at Dolores Huerta breakfast, Sept. 26

Dolores Huerta Breakfast 2017
Members of the DePaul community gather last October for the 2017 Dolores Huerta Prayer Breakfast honoring the Latina activist. This year's event will take place on Sept. 26 in the Lincoln Park Student Center. (DePaul University/Jamie Moncrief)
As part of the 2018-19 Diversity Signature Series, DePaul will host the 2018 Dolores Huerta Prayer Breakfast Celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 26. This annual gathering of the campus community honors the life and legacy of activist Dolores Heurta and celebrates the cultural heritage of Latinx communities. The event is free and open to all members of the university community.
Juan Andrade, Jr.
Juan Andrade, Jr., president and executive director of the U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute will deliver the keynote address at this year’s breakfast.(Image courtesy of U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute)

Juan Andrade, Jr., president and executive director of the U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute, will deliver the keynote address at this year’s breakfast. Under his direction, the Institute has trained 200,000 present and future leaders, registered two million new voters and published 425 studies on Hispanic demographics. Andrade also is the recipient of a Presidential Medal, presented by President Bill Clinton for his performance of exemplary deeds of service for the nation. In 2011, he received the National Ohtli Award, the highest honor presented by the people and government of Mexico, for his distinguished service to the Mexican and Mexican-American community in the U.S.

2018 Dolores Huerta Prayer Breakfast
Wednesday, Sept. 26
10 a.m.
Lincoln Park Student Center, room 120 A/B

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