SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY (October 11, 2014) – The Sullivan County Human Rights Commission, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, will present plaques to three people for their contributions to the Hispanic Community.
The event will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 16, during the full meeting of Sullivan County Legislature located at the County Government Center 100 North Street, Monticello.
The public is invited.
The people to be honored are:
Nubia Quintero-Edwards for her outstanding work with the Hispanic community as a caseworker at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York in Sullivan County, which offers rent and low-income housing payment assistance and free legal services for immigrants.
Yamaris Vera (right) for her outstanding work with the Hispanic community in her role as Chief Administrator with Pathstone of Sullivan County, a non-profit that provides low-income housing via Section 8 housing vouchers and other rent assistance programs to eligible families.
Luis Alvarez (left) for his outstanding devotion to the Hispanic community, in his capacity as a lieutenant with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Patrol including his years of service in the Sheriff’s community affairs and youth programs, including DARE, the Sheriff’s summer camp, and Neighborhood Watch programs.