Honoree 2014 – Michelle Castillo

Congrats to Michelle Castillo for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Castillo_MichelleName:  Michelle Castillo

Nominating Organization:  Indigenous Alliance/Alianza Indigena     

Honoree Category:  Human & Community

Why Nominated:  Michelle is Chicana and Juaneno Indian.  She was raised in a marginalized community in Anaheim with a community given name “La Colonia” translated to The Colony.  Regardless of the challenges in her community, she strives for community involvement and generational healing in all of our Orange County Communities.  Her committed hours in Women’s Circles, Intertribal Youth Camp, Peace & Dignity Journeys, InterTribal Youth Club, Barrio Run, Healing our OC Communities and one-on-one gang intervention is truly an amazing volunteer.   She has been with the Indigenous Alliance for 6 years and has increased a remarkable number of youth and adults in making positive changes in their lives.  Michelle Castillo not only deserves this honoring rather she has earned it!!

Please write a note of congratulations below!

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