Additional Information on Luis Garden Acosta

* In 1998 Luis Garden Acosta and his wife, Frances Lucerna, won the Heinz Family Philanthropies‘ Heinz Award in the Human Condition, for “profoundly influencing the nature of community building and youth development through their creation of El Puente.”

* Acosta is a past winner of the “Celebrating Success” award given by the Children’s Defense Fund, the Citizens Action and Public Works Awards, and the “The Dream of Equality” award from Asian Americans for Equality.

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