Funds Awarded To Continue Legacy Of Latino Activist | WAMC

Funds Awarded To Continue Legacy Of Latino Activist

May 6, 2016

Carlos Vega in an undated photograph
Credit Special Collections UMass Amherst Libraries

For the fifth year, grants are being awarded to continue the legacy of a revered activist for social justice in western Massachusetts. 

Fourteen organizations will receive so-called mini-grants from the Carlos Vega Fund for Social Justice at a public reception later today at the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke. 

WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Vega’s son, Massachusetts State Representative Aaron Vega.