NCD’s Program Manager Santos Yescas Named “Angel of Independence”

September 29, 2015

Santos Yescas, Program Manager at Nogales Community Development, was honored with the prestigious “Ángel de la Independencia” recognition from the Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, during Fiestas Patrias Festival 2015, on September 12th at James K. Clark Auditorium as part of the 205 Anniversary of Mexico’s Independence. 

“Ángel de la Independencia” award is a local a recognition bestowed by the Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, to a leader outside of Mexico; it acknowledges and celebrates the commitment, vision and impact of an individual in lifting the Mexican or Latino community. The award is granted once a year during “Fiestas Patrias” and consists of a wood and metal plaque. 

“Ángel de la Independencia” means Angel of Independence in English.