PepsiCo Sponsors 2011 NCLR Affiliate Lunch

Pamela Culpepper, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Global Diversity Officer, PepsiCo

On Saturday July 23rd, PepsiCo, the world’s second largest food and beverage company with a portfolio of some of the world’s most respected brands, such as Quaker Oats, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay, Sabritas, Gamesa and Pepsi-Cola, co-sponsored the NCLR National Affiliate Luncheon.

This participation is part of the company’s Hispanic corporate initiative La Promesa de PepsiCo, focused on helping build stronger Latino communities in the United States.

“We’re on a journey and there is much work ahead for us as PepsiCo strives to reach Hispanics in a meaningful way. Our partnership with NCLR will help us achieve those goals and be part of the solution,” said Pamela Culpepper, Senior Vice President Human Resources & Chief Global Diversity Officer, PepsiCo, in the National Affiliate Luncheon during the 2011 NCLR Annual Conference, in Washington.

During the National Affiliate Luncheon, NCLR also presented the Affiliate of the Year Regional Honorees to awardees Youth Policy Institute (YPI), HELP-New Mexico, The Resurrection Project (TRP), Asociación Puertorriqueña en Marcha, Inc. (APM), The Concilio; the NCLR Family Strengthening Awards to the awardees Centro Hispano of Dane County: ComVida, Mary’s Center: Healthy Start Healthy Families (HSHF), Women’s Initiative for Self Employment: Alternativas para Latinas en Autosuficiencia (ALAS); and the Affiliate Award for Advocacy to awardee The MAAC Project.

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