May 30, 2018
Cedillo to Host Centennial Bert Corona Reception
Honoring Civil Rights Leader Chole Alatorre
Los Angeles—Councilmember Cedillo will host Hermandad Mexicana “La Original” at the Tom Bradley Tower to celebrate the late Bert Corona’s centennial birthday and Chole Alatorre’s retirement from the movement.
Bert Corona was a labor organizer, community activist and educator who championed the rights of undocumented workers, Mexicans and other Latinos in the United States for more than seven decades. In addition to Hermandad Mexicana Nacional, Corona helped found the Mexican American Political Assn., one of the state's oldest Latino political organizations.
Chole Alatorre is known for her work with the Centro de Acción Social Autónomo (CASA) and for her civil rights advocacy alongside Bert Corona.
WHO: Councilmember Gil Cedillo
Councilmember Nury Martinez
Maria Elena Durazo
WHAT: Centennial Bert Corona Reception Honoring Chole Alatorre
WHEN: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Tom Bradley Tower, City Hall, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Councilmember Gil Cedillo currently represents the 1st Council District, which includes all or parts of the neighborhoods of Glassell Park, Cypress Park, Highland Park, Mt. Washington, Solano Canyon, Sycamore Grove, Elysian Park, Echo Park, Westlake, Angelino Heights, Temple Beaudry, Lafayette Park, Chinatown, Forgotten Edge, Lincoln Heights, Montecito Heights, Pico Union, Adams-Normandie, University Park, Mid Cities and Mac Arthur Park.