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Maricela Galván, Daniela Galván, and Virginia Raymond, Excellence in Public Interest Awards reception, Texas Law Fellowships, March 31, 2013

2017

Hero Award, for exemplary dedication to Justice, Civil Rights & Immigration Section, Austin Bar Association,  Austin

2016

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Chapter Pro Bono Champion, Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico Chapter

2015

Nominee, Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, American Gateways, Austin

Diana L. Gorham Lifetime Achievement Award, YWCA of Greater Austin

Woman of Courage, National Women’s Political Caucus (NWPC), Washington, D.C.

Access to Justice (ATJ) Pro Bono Champion,  State Bar of Texas, Texas Bar Journal, Vol. 78, No. 7, July 2015

Recognition, with Victoria Rossi, by Grassroots Leadership and Texans United for Families (TUFF) for our work on behalf of refugee women and children detained in the ICE detention center run by the GEO, a private, for-profit corporation

2013

Excellence in Public Interest Award, Texas Law Fellowships

2011

Appreciation for advocacy, Austin Independent School District Librarians

2006

Borderlands Research Award, College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin

1999

J.C. Penney “Golden Rule” Finalist, J.C. Penney Corporation and the Volunteer Center of the United Way/Capitol Area

Community Excellence Award, Community Collaboration Awards Celebration, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, United Way/Capitol area, and citysearch.com

KVUE “Five Who Care” Award Nominee, Nomination by Travis County Sheriff’s Department

Governor’s Volunteer Award Nominee, Nominated by Travis County Sheriff’s Department

1993

Frank Scurlock Award, State Bar of Texas

1990

Honoree, Austin Commission on Human Rights

Recognition for projects in which I participated

2010

“Best of Austin Award”
in media category to the Texas After Violence Project, which I directed from its inception in 2007 through August 2011, as “Best Archive of Survival in Texas,” Austin Chronicle

1995

National award to Austin Readers for School Libraries, Friends of Libraries, U.S.A.

1994

Honoree, with Deaf Advocacy Specialist Mike Collier, Travis County Services for the Deaf to Advocacy, Inc., for work on behalf of Deaf people in Travis County (Joint award)

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