Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Gabaldón appointed to CPLC’s Southeast Arizona Advisory Board

Gabaldón appointed to CPLC’s
Southeast Arizona Advisory Board

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIXChicanos Por La Causa, Inc. recently selected Rep. Rosanna Gabaldón, D-Sahuarita (District 2), to serve as a member of the organization’s Southeast Arizona Advisory Board.

CPLC is a community development corporation that provides services in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico. Since 1969, CPLC has focused on developing self-sufficiency and instilling empowerment in those it serves. The organization’s focus areas are economic development, education, housing, and social services.

“We are honored to have Rep. Gabaldón join our Advisory Board. Her passion and vision for the people we serve in Southern Arizona align with CPLC’s mission of empowering our community. As the third largest Hispanic nonprofit in the country, we are fortunate to have a diverse group of advisors comprised of community advocates, corporate representatives, and public servants to assist CPLC to continue to be relevant and adapt to the ever-changing needs of the communities we serve,” said Chicanos Por la Causa President and Chief Executive Officer Edmundo Hidalgo.

Gabaldón is one of 17 members on the advisory board and will be representing Santa Cruz County and a portion of Pima County. She will act as a goodwill ambassador, who will share information about CPLC’s mission, services, policies and programs.

“It is tremendously humbling to be called upon by CPLC to serve the citizens of Southern Arizona. I am honored that I was voted unanimously to assist on the Southeast Arizona Advisory Board,” Gabaldón said. “I look forward to working with the board, staff and volunteers to help achieve the goals of CPLC and the growth of the organization.”

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