Fourth District Woman Of The Year Honored

Amalia De Aztlan is the Woman Of The Year in the 4th District in Riverside County.

De Aztlan has worked on civil rights and farmworker causes throughout her life,

De Aztlan is being honored on International Women’s Day, and Women’s History Month.

Fourth District Supervisor V. Manuel Perez has this to say:

“Amalia De Aztlan has fought for civil rights throughout her life, as a labor organizer, community organizer, coalition builder, an advisor, a spokesperson and a leader for women, but also a leader for all individuals, including myself, a mentor for me as well. Amalia, in her own way, in her own right, is a superhero, and I really appreciate what she has done for me, my family, for our community, and for those that are not even born yet, for those who maybe one day will read about her, because of what she has been able to do.”

 De Aztlan worked with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, after coming to the U-S as a child, and working in the fields in Thermal.

Her extensive community involvement includes being founder and leader of the Coachella Valley Mexican American Chamber of Commerce and the Riverside County District Attorney Crime Prevention Foundation, and service on the boards of the American Diabetes Association Desert Chapter, the Migrant National Health Task Force, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee of the Desert, which she has served on for the past 36 years.

 De Aztlan continued her education, receiving her B.A. from San Diego State University where she also completed a teaching credential and did graduate work in the field of education.


Amalia De Aztlan (center in photo) Riverside County Fourth District Woman Of The Year 2023.

Photo from Riverside County $th District Supervisor V Manuel Perez