By Clyde Hughes | AC JosepH Media
ATLANTIC CITY – In July, Front Runner New Jersey introduced its FRNJ/La Prensa column, created to highlight the Latinx community and leaders in South Jersey.
The column reached all of is expectations and more as FRNJ spotlighted inspiring stories, influential leaders and true difference-makers throughout the region. Below are the 10 most-read stories in our FRNJ La Prensa column in 2020.
The Michigan transplant fell in love in Atlantic City, literally and figuratively. Nambo’s enthusiasm, inspiration has helped lifts many others in the community.
Seeing a need to assist other Latinas throughout the state take their place on boards and in politics, LUPE Fund and LUPE PAC have taken on the challenge of growing their own leaders.
Mo Delgado is the long Latino on city council in Atlantic City, but his see a bigger future for the Latinx community and himself.
Sara Pena talks about weathering the difficult days and finding inspiration to become now one of the most respected Latina leaders in New Jersey as director of the Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development.
Ms. Munoz long advocacy for the Latinx community in South Jersey and beyond has paved the way for many individuals in family to not only sustain a life, but grow, influence and motivate others.
Anthony was a student-athlete who excelled in academics at Atlantic City High School and followed his heart to attend Rutgers University and major in a field of studies that will allow him to connect to the community.
Ms. Arocho-Gonzalez’s inspiring study has help families and youth throughout South Jersey as an officer with the Puerto Rican Action Committee of Southern Jersey.
The Atlantic County businesswoman and community activist started off humbly as a casino worker in Atlantic City and now has become one of the most recognizable faces in the community. She next goal is to win a seat on the county board of freeholders.
Atlantic City Lt. Wilber Santiago has embraced his role of being a law enforcement leader and role model for young people in his hometown, through his involvement in PAL and connections on the beat. Santiago has made AC a safer place as a mainstay with the patrol.
College wasn’t on Ms.Arroyo’s mind while growing up, but now as a longtime administrator at Rowan University, she gets to shape, mold and inspire other students on a regular basis.
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