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The Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans (AAMA) will host their 50th Anniversary Gala. The Illumine Celebration/Celebración de Iluminación is AAMA’s signature fundraiser and will honor AAMA’s legacy and founders Froilan Hernández and Roland Laurenzo. Christian Navarro carries on his parents’ legacy by serving as honorary chair of the gala, along with Sofia Adrogué.

Navarro is a lawyer, restaurant owner, and community philanthropist. He has embraced the legacy of his mother, the namesake of the Yolanda Black Navarro Middle School and the Yolanda Black Navarro Buffalo Bend Nature Park, and has set on a path of community engagement motivated by the memories of his late parents.

Navarro is also the president of the Houston “Shoes for Kids” charity, is a board member of AAMA, the Gus Wortham Park & Golf Course Steering Committee, and the Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board. His law practice focuses on federal criminal matters and he is active in the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Houston Galveston courts of the Southern District of Texas. Navarro’s restaurant, Villa Arcos, is a top 100 Houston restaurant according to the Houston Chronicle ’s two-time James Beard Award winner, Alison Cook.

The Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans (AAMA) will host their 50th Anniversary Gala. The Illumine Celebration/Celebración de Iluminación is AAMA’s signature fundraiser and will honor AAMA’s legacy and founders Froilan Hernández and Roland Laurenzo. Christian Navarro carries on his parents’ legacy by serving as honorary chair of the gala, along with Sofia Adrogué.

Navarro is a lawyer, restaurant owner, and community philanthropist. He has embraced the legacy of his mother, the namesake of the Yolanda Black Navarro Middle School and the Yolanda Black Navarro Buffalo Bend Nature Park, and has set on a path of community engagement motivated by the memories of his late parents.

Navarro is also the president of the Houston “Shoes for Kids” charity, is a board member of AAMA, the Gus Wortham Park & Golf Course Steering Committee, and the Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board. His law practice focuses on federal criminal matters and he is active in the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Houston Galveston courts of the Southern District of Texas. Navarro’s restaurant, Villa Arcos, is a top 100 Houston restaurant according to the Houston Chronicle ’s two-time James Beard Award winner, Alison Cook.

The Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans (AAMA) will host their 50th Anniversary Gala. The Illumine Celebration/Celebración de Iluminación is AAMA’s signature fundraiser and will honor AAMA’s legacy and founders Froilan Hernández and Roland Laurenzo. Christian Navarro carries on his parents’ legacy by serving as honorary chair of the gala, along with Sofia Adrogué.

Navarro is a lawyer, restaurant owner, and community philanthropist. He has embraced the legacy of his mother, the namesake of the Yolanda Black Navarro Middle School and the Yolanda Black Navarro Buffalo Bend Nature Park, and has set on a path of community engagement motivated by the memories of his late parents.

Navarro is also the president of the Houston “Shoes for Kids” charity, is a board member of AAMA, the Gus Wortham Park & Golf Course Steering Committee, and the Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board. His law practice focuses on federal criminal matters and he is active in the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Houston Galveston courts of the Southern District of Texas. Navarro’s restaurant, Villa Arcos, is a top 100 Houston restaurant according to the Houston Chronicle ’s two-time James Beard Award winner, Alison Cook.

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WHERE

George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX 77010
https://www.aama.org/

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