University of Texas at AustinDivision of Diversity and Community Engagement

Mexican American Cultural Center

Incepted in 2008, this segment of the Community Leadership Awards, hosted at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC), honors individuals and organizations for their service to the Austin and greater Texas Hispanic community. Past recipients include H-E-B and Joe and Teresa Lozano Long.

Past Honorees

2011-2012

Special Recognition
In Memoriam: Dr. Janis Guerrero-Thompson

Community Leadership Circle Award
Sylvia Acevedo
Sam Coronado
Pilar Sanchez

Community Partner Award
Hispanic Scholarship Consortium
Las Comadres Para Las Americas
St. David’s Foundation

Joe R. and Teresa Long Legacy Award
Dr. Gonzalo Garza

2010-2011

Special Recognition
Subiendo: LBJ School

Community Leadership Circle Award
Olga Campos
Fred Cantú
Arnold Garcia
August (Augie) E. Garrido, Jr.
Ron Oliveira
Ramona Treviño

Community Partner Award
River City Youth Foundation
Univision 62 Austin

Joe R. and Teresa Long Legacy Award
H-E-B

2009-2010

Community Leadership Circle Award
Mr. Art Acevedo
Dr. Jesus Chavez
Dr. Raymund Paredes

Community Partner Award
Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
National Hispanic Institute

Legacy Award
Mr. & Ms. Joe R. & Teresa Long

2008-2009

Community Leadership Circle Award
Martha P. Cotera
Sylvia Orozco
Rupert Reyes and JoAnn Carreon-Reyes