2018 National Hispanic Hero Award Recipient

Sylvia Mendez

Presented by the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute



For over 35 years, Rocket Productions has been producing videos for the National Hispanic Hero Award presentation, presented by the United States Leadership Institute. These videos are short stories on the life of the honoree. Other Hispanic recipients have included: Cesar Chavez, labor leader and founder of the United Farm Workers; Dr. Antonia Pantoja, the founder of Aspira; William "Willie" Velazquez, founder of the Southwest Voter Registration Project; Doña Felicia Rincon de Gautier, the first female mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico; Dr. Hector Garcia, founder of the National G.I. Forum; and Dr. Antonia Novello, the first Hispanic Surgeon General of the United States. Hector Perez, president of Rocket Productions, produces, writes and directs these mini documentaries. Please contact Rocket to produce

your next video project.

Special Thanks to ComEd for Technical Services

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