All About Laura

Laura G. Rodriguez

Laura G. Rodriguez Elementary opened September 4th, 2007. It is a brand new Prop MM school. It was named after a beloved Logan Heights community's civic activist. Read some short stories about Laura.

Awards and Recognitions

  • President Bush Point of Light - Oct 23, 1991
  • Channel 10 Leadership Award - January 4, 1991
  • Recognized by Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham - November
  • Recognized by Governor Pete Wilson - October 1991;
  • Recognized by Assemblyman Pete Chacon - 1987
  • Mexican American Foundation "Woman of the Year" award in 1974
  • Mexican American Foundation "Oradora de Honor" 1979
  • SDG&E consumer advisory panel service award 1980
  • Salvation Army Door of Hope Women's Auxillary Women of Distinction
    Award 1981

Newspaper Articles

  • San Diego Union Tribune May 2, 1991 Cornerstone of the Barrio;
  • La Prensa San Diego Newspaper November 20, 1992 (celebrating her
  • San Diego Union Tribune October 24,1991 (Honored by Bush);
  • El Sol de San Diego Newspaper October 24,1991 re: Point of Light

A Corrido (music ballad/ode) was written by Pepe Villarino and it is included below.

Laura G. Rodiguez Corrido

Mural 1 Rodriguez House front street Mural 3 Rodriguez Newton Home
Mural 5
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