6abc's Philly Proud Latino Town Hall

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Thursday, October 14, 2021
WATCH: 6abc's State of the Latino Community Town Hall
WATCH: 6abc's State of the Latino Community Town Hall

6abc Studios (WPVI) -- 6abc is Philly Proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2021!

The station awarded three individuals/organizations for their great work serving the Latino community in the Delaware Valley.

Those awardees include:

Helen Ubinas - Award-winning Columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer /Inquier.com

Nicole Marquis - Founder of Hip City Veg and organizer of 'Save Philly Restaurants' helping local business owners navigate the pandemic.

Unidos Contra Covid - A group of Hispanic Doctors helping to vaccinate Latinos in underserved communities with Dr. Jose Torradas and Dr. Melissa Pluguez.

Anchor Walter Perez Interviews these honorees on our 2021 Philly Proud State of the Latino Community Town Hall streaming now on our CTV apps and 6abc.com.

The 2nd half of the show is a roundtable of community leaders of all ages discussing pertinent issues facing the Latino community including Latino vs. LatinX, crime in the barrio, policing, political leanings and Spanish regional dialects.


Angel Ortiz - Former Phila. City Councilman at large

Jennifer Rodriguez - President, Phila. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Adonis Banegas - Executive Director - Concilio

Maridarlyn Gonzalez - Phila. Community Affairs Chair, LULAC