The work of MISC and its founder, Emily Diaz-Torres, have attracted numerous community awards.
Among them are:
The Detroit News in 2012 honored MISC Executive Director Emily Diaz-Torres as a "Michiganian of the Year.”
"Martin Luther King “Keep the Dream Alive” award (Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit)
“Latina Empowerment Award” (Michigan State University).
Letters of endorsement from Chambers of Commerce from five surrounding counties, Macomb Intermediate School District (ELL bilingual instruction program), Catholic Services of Macomb and the Michigan State University Extension Services (financial literacy