At the ceremony held the Oklahoma State Capitol, we recognized the following individuals for Outstanding Human Rights Achievement:
Tina Peña is a host of “Temas en Tulsa,” a television program that covers current events and crucial topics of importance to Spanish speaking and English speaking viewers. A member of the United Nations Association of Eastern Oklahoma, Tina serves on the Governor’s Task force for the Advancement of Hispanic Students in Higher Education, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and the ACLU. She is also the past Chair for the National Board of Medical Interpreters.
Professionally, Tina Peña is an Associate Professor of Spanish and a Medical Interpreter Trainer at Tulsa Community College. She helped found DREAM Act Oklahoma where she worked arduously with undocumented students. She educates the community in general about the plight of the immigrant.
(Nominated by Hilda De Leon Xavier)
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United Nations Association of the USA
Greater Oklahoma City Chapter
P.O. Box 60856
Oklahoma City, OK 73146-0856
P.E.O.P.L.E Foundation, Inc.
1324 NE 8TH ST OKC,OK 73117
La Oaxaca Bakery
1117 SW 59th St. OKC, OK
La Oaxaque?a Panaderia
741 SW 29th St., OKC OK