LULAC NATIONAL WOMENS' COMMISSION HONORS NHCSL PRESIDENT SENATOR IRIS Y. MARTINEZ FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Washington, D.C., April 7, 2011 – NHCSL President, Senator Iris Y. Martinez (IL.) will receive the LULAC Community Leadership Award at the LULAC Women’s Conference April 9th, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Selected by the conference host committee and LULAC women’s commission, the award recognizes exemplars of community leadership and dedication to the empowerment of Latinas and the broader community. The Senator is being honored for her leadership in the area of government.

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 Martinez Denounces Racial Profiling Practices

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D – Chicago) joined the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights to condemn the illegal practices of the McHenry County Sheriffs office recently revealed by the Chicago Tribune.

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Martinez Statement on House Member Racial Profiling Legislation

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Senator Iris Martinez (D – Chicago), expressed her outrage over House Bill 1969, legislation similar to the recent immigration law passed in Arizona.  The bill gives law enforcement the ability to stop, detain, or arrest any person who they believe to be an illegal alien.

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 Martinez Advocates with Grow Your Own Teachers 

Springfield, IL—This week, State Senator Iris Y. Martinez (D-Chicago) was a featured speaker at the annual Springfield rally for the Chicago-based Grow Your Own Teachers Initiative.

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