Every year LELO’s remembers our history and co-founders who are no longer with us and recognizes current workers struggles and individuals who exemplify LELO’s values and principles. Our 2019 Domingo, Viernes, Jefferson Awardee was Rosalinda Guillen, long time farmworker organizer and Executive Director of the women-led organization, Community to Community.

The John Caughlan Award went to his granddaughter, Zaachila Orozco-McCormick, for her courageous work in No More Deaths, an organization that provides food, water and medical aide to people crossing the US-Mexico border through the Arizona desert.