Ernesto Cortes, Jr., Co-Director of the Industrial Areas Foundation agitates the audience alongside Sr. Christine Stephens, Co-Director of the Interfaith Education Fund.
Sr. Christine Stephens
Catholic Bishops Most Reverend Mark Seitz and Most Reverend Joseph Fiorenza with Ernesto Cortes, Jr.
A mariachi kicks off the beginning of the celebration.
Event Co-Chairs: Brenda Schell and Fr. David Garcia
El Paso Catholic Bishop Most Reverend Mark Seitz
IAF Organizer Sr. Judy Donovan with IAF Co-Director Mike Gecan, Sr. Christine Stephens and Frank Sanchez of the Needmor Foundation
Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) Executive Director Ralph McCloud
IAF Organizer Joe Rubio and Mrs. Loretta Bernard
Texas IAF leaders Sr. Gabriela Lohan, Sandra Fuentes, Rev. Chris Jimmerson stand behind
Ralph McCloud looks on Bishop Mark Seitz shakes Brother Richard Daley’s hand.
Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff
San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor
Texas State Senator Hinojosa presents Proclamation from Texas State Senate
Methodist Bishop Joel Martinez of the Southwest Texas Conference
Project QUEST Executive Director Sr. Pearl Ceasar greets Texas IAF leader
IEF Boardmember Reverend Dr. Rhenel Johnson with Oralia Garza de Cortes at side
IAF Organizer Arnie Graf, COPS / Metro Lead Organizer Jorge Montiel look on as COPS Co-Founders Andy Sarabia and Beatriz Gallegos stand to be recognized.
Austin Interfaith co-founder Fr. John Korscmar stands to be recognized while Austin Diocesan CCHD Committee Member Barbara Budde applauds.
Valley Interfaith co-founders Fr. Jerry Frank, Fr. Alfonso Guevara and Ofelia de los Santos stand to be recognized.
The Border Organization co-founders stand to be recognized.
Texas IAF leader Rev. John Ogletree exhorts the audience alongside Dolores Davila from El Paso.
Texas IAF leaders Minerva Camarena-Skeith and Rev. Price
TMO Lead Organizer Elizabeth Vasquez with Ernesto Cortes
Ernesto Cortes, Jr. and Sr. Christine Stephens