The League of United Latin American Citizens will honor Assemblywoman Monique Limón and California Resource Corp. for their efforts during the Thomas Fire at its leadership brunch this weekend.
The brunch will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Wyndham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn.
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Brent Wilkes, a nationally recognized civil rights leader and the most recent national director of LULAC, will be the keynote speaker on the topic “Advancing Civil Rights in Challenging Times.”
LULAC officials said Limón, D-Santa Barbara, ensured that community meetings and emergency information were provided in multiple languages during the Thomas Fire, which broke out Dec. 4 near Santa Paula and burned in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties for more than a month, becoming the largest officially recorded wildfire in California history.
She also is being recognized for her leadership in the California Assembly and her dedication to the 37th Assembly District, which includes parts of Ventura County
LULAC officials said California Resource Corp. directly supported and funded emergency relief efforts for farmworker families who lost their homes in the fire.
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