Honoring Those Making a DifferenceThe Latino Commission on AIDS has paid tribute to over 80 individuals and businesses who, through their courageous actions, leadership, vision and steadfast commitment, have made a difference in the lives of those living with this disease and opened paths for others to follow on a road to achieve a world without HIV & AIDS.
Pedro Julio SerranoOutspoken advocate for human rights, particularly for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people, his contributions and initiative to raise awareness of HIV & AIDS as the first openly gay and HIV+ political candidate in the history of Puerto Rico is just one of the ways in which he has shown his leadership to serve our community.
Lupe OntiverosGuadalupe "Lupe" Ontiveros (1942–2012) was an American film and television actress. Prior to acting, Ontiveros worked for 18 years as a social worker, and she continued as an activist with many of the same causes with which she worked in that profession, such as domestic violence prevention and AIDS awareness. She was longtime supporter of the Latino Commission on AIDS .
There Are Many Ways You Can Contribute With Cielo LatinoFrom becoming an official sponsor or buying a journal ad, to donating a gift for the silent auction or your personal talent and in-kind services – there are many ways you can support the Latino Commission on AIDS. Any help can make a huge difference in the lives of thousands affected by HIV & AIDS.
Download our promotional package and learn more about Cielo Latino throughout the years and how to get involved.Sponsorship Become a sponsor and showcase the commitment of your organization to ending AIDS. You will get premium benefits.Journal Ad Place an ad in our journal, which is distributed the night of the gala and available for download online through the year.
Get Acquainted with Our Team.This team imagines a world without AIDS and invite you to follow this vision. After 30 years of facing HIV & AIDS, medical advances have succeeded in preventing the physical devastation that people and communities witnessed in the early days of the epidemic, yet much work remains to be done to help those affected by this disease.
Dayana MendozaCo-Chair of Cielo Latino, former Miss Universe and successful model recently appeared on the last season of Celebrity Apprentice where she sponsored the Latino Commission on AIDS as her charity. Since her work with Miss Universe she has continued to advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness.
Richard GonzalezCo-Chair of Cielo Latino and entrepreneur, known for successfully launching some of the top niche fragrance and cosmetic brands in the world, his passion for this industry expands and continues to advance into his own product line and perfume house.
Guillermo ChaconPresident of the Latino Commission on AIDS, recognized for his great ability to build networks, coalitions and mobilize Latino communities on the policy and program levels.
Benefit Commitee: Dina Albanese, Richard J. Alexander, Mordehai Alvow, Lark-Marie Anton, Eduardo Betancourt, Dr. Yvette Calderon, Guillermo Chacon, Roy Cosme, Duane Couture, Rosana Fernandez-Rivera, George Fesser, David Galarza, Denise Garcia Egan, Richard Gonzalez, Ruben Gutierrez, Alber Ichenroth, Natalie Maniscalco, Bernardo Medina, Dayana Mendoza, Carlos Munoz, Ricardo Oquendo, Javier Pedroza, Wendy Perez, Porfirio Pina, Natasha Quirch, Patricia Ramirez, Vanessa Ramos, Daniel Ravelo, Arturo Rios, Joseph Rivera, D’angelo Thompson, Maria Torres, Marlon Valle, Yaindhy Vargas, Dr. Miriam Vega, Angela Virciescas, Althea Vyfuis, Russell Wakelin
Get in Touch with UsThe Latino Commission on AIDS's services are funded by generous contributions from diferent entities and people like you. If you’d like to be involved with Cielo Latino, become a sponsor, donate to our silent auction, purchase a journal ad, or for any other general inquiries please don't hesitate to contact us.
- Natasha Quirch, Development Manager
- Latino Commission on AIDS
- Address: 24 W 25th ST, 9th Fl, NY, NY 10010
- Phone: (212) 675-3288 x316
- Fax: (917) 591-5438
- Email: NQuirch@latinoaids.org