The Latino Commission on AIDS will pay tribute and recognize the following leaders during the 19th annual Cielo Latino benefit, including:
- Janssen, Business Leadership Award
- Maria Mejia, Dennis deLeon Voz de Compromiso Award
Actor Rosie Perez is honorary chair and entertainment will be provided by International salsa sensation Jose Alberto “El Canario”. Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler will participate in the program as the 2014 Madrina of the Latino Commission on AIDS.
The Cielo Latino Gala raises funds in support of the Latino Commission on AIDS to create and promote HIV & AIDS service programs and initiatives aimed at education, prevention, and treatment of HIV & AIDS for Hispanic/Latinos, as well as to build capacity among other organizations serving Latino communities throughout the U.S. and the US Territories.
The Cielo Latino Gala will take place on Wednesday, May 14, 2013, 6:30-7:30 PM (red carpet), 7:45 – 9:30 PM (awards program) at Cipriani Wall Street- 55 Wall Street- New York, New York 10005 (Media are invited to set up between 5:30-6:30pm).
“Designing a World without AIDS” is the theme for the Annual Gala Cielo Latino, an evening of Solidarity, Action and Commitment to raise awareness of the impact of AIDS amongst Hispanics in the United States, Puerto Rico and continue the journey to reach an AIDS-free generation. The Latino Commission on AIDS believes that by coming together, the Latino community will send a strong message of hope and action that will overcome any challenge in reaching healthy communities free of stigma and discrimination.
For press credentials to cover the Red Carpet ceremony or the Awards Program, please contact Roy Cosme 212-807-1337 x10 or [email protected] For more information on Cielo Latino, visit www.cielolatino.org