Child advocate (and CCC&Y board member) Lina Wallen named Female Citizen of the Year

| January 8, 2019

Photo by Jake Bacon, Arizona Daily Sun.

By Scott Buffon • Arizona Daily Sun

Lina Wallen did not believe it when she received a call nominating her to be the Arizona Daily Sun’s Female Citizen of the Year for 2018.

Wallen said people had joked with her before about the prospect, but when a former winner actually called her formally announcing her selection, she was in disbelief. A group of former winners populates the committee that selected Wallen for her strong and committed community activism.

“I couldn’t donate a million or a billion dollars, but I have time and I have expertise. That’s the way I give back,” Wallen said.

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Category: Advocacy, Child Welfare

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