Burbank High Teacher Elizabeth Villanueva is Finalist for National Education Association Award

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We are proud to share that Ms. Elizabeth Villanueva, a Spanish teacher at Luther Burbank High School is a finalist for the National Education Association’s 2018 Social Justice Activist of the Year award!

The award will be presented to the exceptional effort that demonstrates the ability to lead, organize and engage educators, parents and the community to advocate on social justice issues that impact the lives of students, fellow educators and the communities they serve.

Ms. Villanueva is a dedicated advocate on a variety of social justice issues, most personally and structurally felt through her contributions to the Luther Burbank High School DREAMers’ program and New Age Latinas Leadership class. In her work with her students, school and community, Ms. Villanueva has worked tirelessly to empower and support undocumented and Latino students as well as their families.

Ms. Villanueva can use our community’s support to win this prestigious award. Click here to vote for her in this national competition.