December 12, Philadelphia--Ana Sostre-Ramos, Director of Hispanic Community Affairs in the Office of the Philadelphia Sheriff has been named one of the 2012 Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos by the Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos Foundation.
Deputy Sostre-Ramos joined the Office of the Sheriff, City and County of Philadelphia, in 1989 as a Special Deputy originally assigned security detail in the Domestic Court Unit of City of Philadelphia. Later she served in Internal Affairs and the Real Estate Divisions in the Sheriff’s Office.
“I am humbled and very proud,” said Sostre-Ramos, “to be recognized by the Foundation for the services the Sheriff’s Office provides to the community.”
Born in Yabuco, Purerto she ran track and field during her high school days. She received her undergraduate degree in social work from Universidad del Sagrado Corazion in P.R. She attended Temple University and was awarded a Deputy Sheriff certificate from Dickinson Law School.
She is a member of the Labor Council for Latin-American Advancement, serves on the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade Committee in Philadelphia and is a Red Cross Volunteer.
For the past seven years the Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos Foundation has made its task to recognize individuals who have made great contributions to the Delaware Valley’s Latino community and the community at large. This year the awards dinner was held at the Hyatt Regency at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia.