ILRC expresses heartfelt condolences for the loss of a great friend and fellow immigrant advocate, Cindy Carla Avitia. Ms. Avitia received the 2011 Phillip Burton Immigration & Civil Rights Award for Policy for her demonstrated commitment to advancing immigrant rights. She also served as an aide to Representative Zoe Lofgren. Ms. Avitia was a strong advocate for immigration reform and will be deeply missed.
In Memory of Cindy Carla Avitia