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Esperanza Community Housing’s Executive Director, Nancy Halpern Ibrahim, was awarded the Corazón de Servicio award at the 2014 Conference for her tireless work for social justice in the South Los Angeles community.

Every year, Visión y Compromiso recognizes with great pleasure individuals and organizations that have contributed significantly to the Promotores movement. The award Corazón de Servicio is given to people who have demonstrated exceptional qualities personally and professionally.

Here is what Visión y Compromiso said about Nancy Halpern Ibrahim:

A woman committed to the well-being of her community, Nancy founded the Promotores program in 1995 at Esperanza Community Housing Corporation with the goal of creating a space for the residents of South Los Angeles where they could strengthen themselves and contribute to their community as Promotores. Nancy has advanced the Promotor model not only in Los Angeles but abroad, doing so with a spirit that characterizes her passion for human rights. Nancy continues her struggle for community well-being as the Executive Director of Esperanza, working tirelessly for social justice. 

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*The 2014 Visión y Compromiso artwork was created by one of Esperanza’s Community Health Promoters, Lupe Gonzalez.