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Nautilus Book Award Goes To Juana Bordas (Chile 1964-66)

Nautilus Book Award Goes To Juana Bordas (Chile 1964-66)

Nautilus Book Awards has recognized The Power of Latino Leadership by author Juana Bordas with this prestigious award in the area of Multicultural/Indigenous Literature. The Nautilus Book Awards is an annual accolade of books in the genre of social and economic equality. The award recognizes “Better books for a better world.” Established in the U.S. in 1998, Nautilus is considered a “major” book award There are over 50 million Latinos in the US and it is estimated that by 2050 one in three of the US population will be Latino. While many people may know about the history and contributions of Latinos, there is scant information on the powerful way Latinos have led their community. Yet, Latinos have only advanced to where they are today because of their leaders and collective efforts. A long-time Latina leader, Bordas is a founder of Denver’s Mi Casa Resource Center and was the first President . . .

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