Felicia Diaz: Waterbury Community Trailblazer – Recognized with Prestigious Award from Dominican Republic President

Felicia Diaz Award 2022

WYS Employee Spotlight

Mrs. Felicia Diaz, our dedicated and hardworking POWER Facilitator, was recently honored with a prestigious award for her contributions to the Waterbury community. The award ceremony, which took place at the Marriot Hotel, was attended by a wide range of community leaders, politicians, and local residents.

Mrs. Diaz has been working as a POWER Facilitator for the past 19 years, and her tireless efforts and dedication to the community have not gone unnoticed. One of her notable achievements is her work at Waterbury Youth Services, where she helps women who speak Spanish as a first language open their own child daycare facilities or work in the child daycare industry. Her efforts have been truly commendable and have made a positive impact on the community.

In recognition of her outstanding work, President Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona of the Dominican Republic presented her with a plaque of recognition. This plaque serves as a testament to her commitment and dedication to the community, and it is a fitting tribute to the hard work and dedication that she has put in over the years.

Mrs. Diaz was visibly moved by the award and thanked everyone for their support and encouragement. She also emphasized the importance of community involvement in achieving the common goal of a better future for all.

Mrs. Felicia Diaz is a shining example of the positive impact that one person can have on a community. Her dedication and commitment to the Dominican Community in Waterbury is truly inspiring, and she is a deserving recipient of this award. We all wish her many more years of continued success in her tireless efforts to make a difference in the lives of those around her.

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