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When 38-year-old Kica Matos became Executive Director of JUNTA for Progressive Action, she accepted the leadership of the oldest Latino community service organization in New Haven, Connecticut. But prior to her arrival, JUNTA had fallen into disrepair, even as New Haven’s Latino population surged in number and need. In a few short years, Ms. Matos ...
Boston, MA – Caroline Kennedy today presented the second annual John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Kica Matos, Executive Director of JUNTA for Progressive Action, the oldest Latino community service organization in New Haven, Connecticut, at a public ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library...
Caroline Kennedy presenting the 2005 New Frontier Awards to Lisa Madigan and Kica Matos during an October 26, 2005 ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
Kica Matos looks down at her 2005 New Frontier Award represented by a ship's navigational compass in a wooden box bearing the inscription: “We stand today on the edge of a New Frontier…. I believe the times demand new invention, innovation, imagination, decision. I am asking each of you to be pioneers on that New Frontier.” – John F. Kennedy.”
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