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Hilda L. Solis
 
Hilda L. Solis
Secretary of Labor, United States Department of Labor
Cal Poly Pomona
Political Science (1979)
  • Leads the U.S. Department of Labor and serves as a member of the President's Cabinet.
  • First female recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for her work to protect minority communities through environmental legislation.
  • Served at all levels of government from the Rio Hondo Community College Board of Trustees, the California State Assembly and the California State Senate where she was the first Latina elected to that legislative body.

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