D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray Honors Verizon for Its Commitment to the Hispanic Community

Nov 20, 2013 9:45 AM ET

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The District of Columbia Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs hosts a yearly tribute to leaders in the Latino community. 

During this year’s “Noche Cultural” at the GALA Hispanic Theater, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray honored Verizon for supporting the Hispanic community in the District of Columbia through partnerships with various local agencies and nonprofit organizations.

“Thanks to Verizon’s charitable and civic assistance, the Latino community in D.C. has increased its access to services that improve the quality of life,” said Roxana Olivas, director of the Executive Office of the Mayor, Office on Latino Affairs.  “Verizon has made a positive difference through its priceless contributions to health care, technology, Internet safety, domestic violence prevention, education and literacy, and business development initiatives.” 

On hand to accept the award from Mayor Gray were Karen I. Campbell, Joe Askew and Mario Acosta-Velez from Verizon

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