National Immigration Forum Honors Monica Lozano with Heroes of the American Dream Award

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Monica Lozano, CEO of the leading Hispanic news and information company, impreMedia, was honored in Washington D.C. yesterday at the 12th Annual Keepers of the American Dream awards presented by the National Immigration Forum.

As a recipient of the Heroes of the American Dream Award, Lozano is recognized as one of the most influential Latinas in the country particularly in media and communications. During her tenure as CEO she has led the transformation from traditional publishing company into a fully integrated, multimedia content company, including an expanded digital presence for the company.

“We are thrilled to be honoring Monica Lozano, a luminary in Latino media and the Latino community,” said Ali Noorani, Executive Director for The National Immigration Forum. “Her leadership has fundamentally changed the role of Hispanic media in America, bringing Latinos to the forefront of practically every economic or social debate in our country. Monica’s work and her life embody the spirit of American achievement and entrepreneurial accomplishment, and it is our privilege to honor her with the Heroes of the American Dream Award.”

The 12th annual Keepers of the American Dream Awards event celebrates heroes who embody the spirit of immigrant achievement and the American Dream, contribute significantly to the well-being of immigrants in America, and who enhance our appreciation of immigrants and the immigrant tradition. Other honorees include Vartan Gregorian, President of the Carnegie Corporation, Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO and Hikmet Ersek, CEO of Western Union, Susan Collins, Legislative Director for Rep. Luis Gutierrez.

The award ceremony took place yesterday at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center in Washington, D.C.

About impreMedia

impreMedia is the leading Hispanic news and information company in the U.S. in online and print. impreMedia’s multi-platform offerings range from online to video, social media, mobile, audio, newspapers and magazines, including the http://www.impremedia.com portal. 25% of U.S. Hispanic adults use an impreMedia network product. The network is also the nation’s largest Hispanic newspaper publisher with newspapers in top U.S. Hispanic markets, reaching 15 markets total that represent 59% of the U.S. Hispanic population. Its leading publications include La Opinión in Los Angeles, and El Diario/La Prensa in New York, both of which are 2012 NAHP Gold (La Opinión) and Silver (El Diario/La Prensa) award winners for outstanding Spanish daily. For more information, visit: http://www.impremedia.net.

impreMedia portals and publication websites are:
www.impre.com, www.laopinion.com, www.eldiariony.com, www.hoynyc.com, www.laraza.com, www.laprensafl.com, www.elmensajero.com, www.rumbotx.com, and www.vistamagazine.com.

About The National Immigration Forum

Established in 1982, the Forum is one of the nation’s premier pro-immigrant advocacy and policy organizations and has been at the center of every major immigration debate over the past 25 years. The Forum uses its communications, advocacy and policy expertise to create a better, more welcoming America that treats all newcomers fairly and respects the rights of all.
www.immigrationforum.org