'WHO' Awards

Above, the recipients from 2016 are honored at a dinner held in Long Beach.

WHO awards graphic

The "We Honor Ours" (WHO) awards are granted annually to UTLA/NEA members and organizations, who have given exemplary or outstanding service to UTLA in the effort to support public school and public education.



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2017 WHO Awards & Dinner

Monday, April 24, 2017 will be the next WHO awards dinner. 


Whiskey Reds in Mariana del Rey
13813 Fiji Way,
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Ph: (310) 823-4522


5:30 to 9 p.m.



The deadline has passed to submit nominations

Deadline was Thursday, March 2, 2017.




2016 “WHO” Awards Recipients:

  • Jennifer Albright
  • Darlene Haezaert-Caraveo
  • Erica Huerta
  • Cynthia Matthews
  • Stacey Michaels
  • Claudia Rodriguez
  • Tom Rubio
  • Rosalyn Williams
  • Sydney Yarbrough-Baune
State “WHO” Award
  • Sonia Martin-Solis
Gold Community Award
  • Efrén Martinez, CEO, The Florence-Firestone/Walnut Park Chamber of Commerce


WHO Recipients from 1994-2016