Congratulations to writing center receptionist, Nery, for being awarded the 2018 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Award at Florida International University!
This award recognizes students who are "involved in extracurricular activities, both on and off-campus that promote social justice and represent the ideals of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nery is an advocate for immigrant rights and active member of SWER (Students Working for Equal Rights). As a leader in this student group, Nery helps organize meetings, workshops, and rallies in support of immigrants. She has traveled to Washington D.C. to lobby Congress to pass the Dream Act. She speaks at national conferences about the rights of women and immigrants.
Congratulations, Nery, for winning this prestigious award!