Recognizes a grass-roots individual who consistently provides volunteer services to the Latino community.
Madeline is currently the Program Coordinator of the Latino Partnership Leadership Institute, whose mission is to foment and nurture the development of civic leadership and to advance the well being of the Latino community at the social, economic, cultural and political levels. Madeline provides community support through relationship building and organizing grass root initiatives. She is the founder of a faith-based group of woman and mothers, called the “Daughters of Destiny”. Together they operate a Woman’s Group, Girl Scout Troop #9427, Girls Mentorship Program the “Princesses’ of Destiny” as well as an Annual Coat Drive “Keeping Kids Warm Together”. The coat drive provides coats, hats, scarves and gloves to over 500 children in the community.