Diamante Arts and Cultural Center receives Leaders in Diversity Award by The Triangle Business Journal
The Triangle Business Journal awarded Diamante Inc. the “Leaders in Diversity Award.” The award recognizes the accomplishments of Triangle businesses, individuals, and nonprofits as they illustrate respect and advocacy for underrepresented groups and multicultural marketing.
Diamante Inc. a nonprofit organization is dedicated to the preservation, development, and promotion of culture, heritage, and artistic expressions of the diverse Latino/Hispanic population in North Carolina.
“We are humbled and very excited by receiving this award and to be acknowledged by The Triangle Business Journal. I want to thank each and every one of our current and past board members for their hard work. Lizette Cruz Watko founded Diamante 19 years ago with a vision to serve and enrich the Latino community, that mission has certainly been fulfilled,” said President of Diamante, David Flores.
On Oct. 25th Diamante will celebrate its 19th annual Latino Diamante Awards at The Embassy Suites in Cary to honor individuals or organizations that are making significant contributions to the Latino community of North Carolina. It also provides scholarships for Latino/Hispanic youth to help them further their education.
“It’s a wonderful time for Diamante. Our organization is growing and being recognized for the excellent work it has done in North Carolina,” stated Fiorella Horna Guerra, Executive Director.
All TBJwinners will be recognized Sept. 11 at an awards luncheon at The Cotton Room in Durham. Diamante will be featured in a special section of the TBJ that will be released in the Sept. 12 print edition.