IAM Sister Wins Texas AFL-CIO Community Services Award

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IAM Sister Rachel Hernandez, President of IAM LL 2210 in San Antonio, Texas, was awarded the 2005 Texas AFL-CIO Community Service Award. Sister Hernandez was recognized for her dedication to the awareness and prevention of domestic violence, and is a strong advocate for women and children within her community who have been victimized by this form of abuse. 

In February 2004, Sister Hernandez lost her eldest daughter, Rolanda, to domestic violence and now has custody of Rolanda’s two daughters.