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Gunston Parent Receives Award Recognizing Education Advocacy Work

MAEC LogoThe Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium (MAEC), an educational nonprofit organization, honored Gunston Middle School parent Dinora Del Carmen Caceres with the Delgado Votaw Achievement Award.

This award recognizes an education and/or civil rights advocate who works to ensure greater opportunity and educational equity for students and families of minority and low-socioeconomic background. It also recognizes the efforts of those who work to achieve educational equity and social justice.

Caceres, who is one of six recipients, is recognized for making a significant impact in dispelling the myths about the culture, grit, and aspiration of students and families of minority and low-socioeconomic backgrounds, and for working tirelessly for greater inclusion of voices in shaping public education.

The celebration will take place on Thu, Nov. 2 from 6-9 p.m. at American University, Washington College of Law.