UNAC Leaders Honored – June 2, 2009
Buena Park, CA - UNAC/UHCP President Kathy J. Sackman, RN, Treasurer Delima MacDonald, RN, Secretary Barbara Blake, RN, and former state officer Sonia Moseley were honored with 57 other women for their contributions to the labor movement in Orange County on May 27th.
Titled "An Evening to Honor Heroines Among Us: Past, Present & Future," the Orange County Labor Federation, in partnership with the AFL-CIO, presented Season Five of the play "Speaking Up!" in Buena Park at the UFCW Local 324. Starring Orange County women labor leaders and activists, the play highlighted the labor struggles of several women such as Mother Jones, Anne Moody, and Dolores Huerta.
After a reading of an original poem by Irvine City Councilwoman Beth Krom, Sackman, MacDonald, Blake, and Moseley received Certificates of Congressional Recognition for their outstanding leadership and advocacy for women's issues from Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and Assemblyman Jose Solorio.