Editor’s note: the following information has been supplied by Whitewater Unites Lives.
Miguel Aranda is a WUL Hometown Hero, “For co-founding and serving as co-advisor of the Dream Scholars, which provides financial support for undocumented university students; for his contributions with the City of Whitewater Task Force on Hispanic/Immigrant Involvement, the Community Involvement & Cable TV Commission and the Whitewater School Board; for his leadership in Voto Latino, a group that engages, educates, and empowers Latinos to be agents of change; and for bringing the Mexican Consulate to Whitewater to learn more about how our community can improve and to provide Consulate services to our community.”
Miguel chose to have his picture taken at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Little Red School House, which symbolizes the importance of education for all people. Miguel, who is the University Center Financial Manager at UW-W, strongly believes in education for all, especially children.
WUL (Whitewater Unites Lives) is a locally-focused civil and human rights group that works to connect the people in our community and to create opportunities for all people to learn and support each other in our common humanity.
Anyone who would like to nominate a local hero of any age should send their nomination, with a short description, to firstname.lastname@example.org