Council Members Honor Incredible Bronx Women

Aurea Mangual graciously accepted her proclamation from Council members Torres (l) and Salamanca.
Photo by Miriam Quin

Council members Ritchie Torres, Diana Ayala, Rafael Salamanca and Vanessa Gibson co-hosted their Women’s History Month Celebration on Saturday, March 30 at the New York Botanical Garden.

Aurora Carrion was honored to receive a City Council proclamation at the event.
Photo by Miriam Quin

This year’s honorees were Leandra Feliz, mother of the late Junior Guzman-Feliz who was brutally murdered in June 2018; Aurea Mangual, DC37 Retirees Association; Lucille White, Sedgwick Houses Tenant Association president and Aurora Carrion, 43rd Precinct Community Council president.

Leandra Feliz was honored with a proclamation from Councilman Torres.
Photo by Miriam Quin

Honoree Lucille White proudly displayed her Council proclamation.
Photo by Miriam Quin

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