Hispanic leadership award presented in Chicago

February 18, 2010 9:01:21 PM PST
The U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute gave out a big award Thursday night at its annual conference being held in Chicago.Rita Jaramillo received the Cesar Chavez Community Service Award. She was honored for a lifetime of personal and professional achievement.

Right now, Jaramillo has a top position in the National Education Association. In the past, she's served in the federal government in several management positions including chief of staff to a Texas congressman.

The Hispanic leadership conference runs through this Saturday.