National Immigration Forum Honors Monica Lozano with Heroes of the American Dream Award

  National Immigration Forum Honors Monica Lozano with Heroes of the American
  Dream Award

    Keepers of the American Dream Awards Honors Individuals for immigrant
               achievement that represents the American spirit

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- December 06, 2012

Monica Lozano, CEO of the leading Hispanic news and information company,
impreMedia, was honored in Washington D.C. yesterday at the 12^th Annual
Keepers of the American Dream awards presented by the National Immigration

As a recipient of the Heroes of the American Dream Award, Lozano is recognized
as one of the most influential Latinas in the country particularly in media
and communications. During her tenure as CEO she has led the transformation
from traditional publishing company into a fully integrated, multimedia
content company, including an expanded digital presence for the company.

“We are thrilled to be honoring Monica Lozano, a luminary in Latino media and
the Latino community,” said Ali Noorani, Executive Director for The National
Immigration Forum. “Her leadership has fundamentally changed the role of
Hispanic media in America, bringing Latinos to the forefront of practically
every economic or social debate in our country. Monica's work and her life
embody the spirit of American achievement and entrepreneurial accomplishment,
and it is our privilege to honor her with the Heroes of the American Dream

The 12th annual Keepers of the American Dream Awards event celebrates heroes
who embody the spirit of immigrant achievement and the American Dream,
contribute significantly to the well-being of immigrants in America, and who
enhance our appreciation of immigrants and the immigrant tradition. Other
honorees include Vartan Gregorian, President of the Carnegie Corporation,
Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO and Hikmet Ersek, CEO of Western
Union, Susan Collins, Legislative Director for Rep. Luis Gutierrez.

The award ceremony took place yesterday at the Newseum's Knight Conference
Center in Washington, D.C.

About impreMedia

impreMedia is the leading Hispanic news and information company in the U.S. in
online and print.impreMedia's multi-platform offerings range from online to
video, social media, mobile, audio, newspapers and magazines, including
thehttp://www.impremedia.comportal. 25%of U.S. Hispanic adults use an
impreMedianetworkproduct. Thenetworkis also the nation's largest Hispanic
newspaper publisher with newspapers in top U.S. Hispanic markets,
reaching15markets total that represent59%of the U.S. Hispanic population.
Its leading publications include La Opinión in Los Angeles,and El Diario/La
Prensa in New York, both of which are2012 NAHP Gold (La Opinión)and Silver
(El Diario/La Prensa) award winners for outstanding Spanish daily.For more
information, visit:

impreMedia portals and publication websites are:,,,,,,,, and

About The National Immigration Forum

Established in 1982, the Forum is one of the nation’s premier pro-immigrant
advocacy and policy organizations and has been at the center of every major
immigration debate over the past 25 years. The Forum uses its communications,
advocacy and policy expertise to create a better, more welcoming America that
treats all newcomers fairly and respects the rights of all.


Jacquelynn Carrera, 213-896-2368
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