Packers Present Lupe Martinez
with Hispanic Heritage
|Mark Murphy, (l-r) president and chief executive officer, Green Bay
Packers, Patricia Martinez and Lupe Martinez
bilingual, bi-cultural, domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking supportive services under one roof for Hispanic women.
Martinez is the chairman of the National Farmworker Alliance, is on the board of Farmworker Justice, and is chairman of MAFO, a national
partnership of farm worker and rural organizations. He also served on the board of UNIDOSUS and currently serves as the interim chair of the
Wisconsin Council on Migrant Labor.
The NFL and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) have partnered for the eighth annual NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards during the
2018 celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The awards recognize the contributions of Hispanic leaders in each NFL market.
Each award recipient will select an organization of their choice that serves the local Hispanic community to receive a $2,000 donation. Martinez has
chosen for the donation to benefit EmpowerMe Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit.
Martinez recognized at Packers-Vikings game
From The Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers recognized Lupe Martinez on Sunday, September 16 at
the Packers-Vikings game to honor him as the recipient of the annual NFL
Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award.
Prior to the game, Martinez was recognized on the field and received the award
from the Packers. Pictured are Mark Murphy, (l-r) president and chief executive
officer, Green Bay Packers, Patricia Martinez and Lupe Martinez
For 44 years, Martinez, who lives in Milwaukee, has served as President and CEO
of (UMOS), a nonprofit advocacy organization that provides programs and services
which improve the employment, educational, health and housing opportunities of
under-served populations. He works to advocate for farm workers, for
employment, housing, education and other programs that help under-served
Under his leadership, UMOS, the largest Hispanic-managed nonprofit in the state,
started the Latina Resource Center, the first and only center that provides