Event Detail

Living the Legacy of Cesar Chavez ft. Author & Columnist Gustavo Arellano, OC Weekly

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Cocktail Hour 6:00-7:15 pm
Forum 7:30-8:45 pm

Living the Legacy of Cesar Chavez:
A conversation on the topics facing Latinos today

Gustavo Arellano

Author, Editor, and Chicano/a Studies Professor

In conversation with Jason Barquero, director of Career Development

Administrative Campus Center 
101 South Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711

This is a free event, sponsored by
Claremont Graduate University and Latino Graduate Student Association


Join us for a lively talk as we discuss education, immigration reform, identity, jobs, and even food!

Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Orange County, California, author of Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and lecturer with the Chicana and Chicano Studies department at California State University, Fullerton.

He writes “¡Ask a Mexican!,” a nationally syndicated column in which he answers any and all questions about America’s spiciest and largest minority. The column has a weekly circulation of over 2 million in 39 newspapers across the United States, won the 2006 and 2008 Association of Alternative Weeklies award for Best Column, and was published in book form by Scribner Press in May 2007.

Arellano has been the subject of press coverage in national and international newspapers, The Today Show, Hannity, Nightline, Good Morning America, and The Colbert Report, and his commentaries regularly appear on Marketplace and the Los Angeles Times. Gustavo is the recipient of the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2007 President’s Award and an Impacto Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition, and was recognized by the California Latino Legislative Caucus with a 2008 Spirit Award for his “exceptional vision, creativity, and work ethic.” Gustavo is a lifelong resident of Orange County and is the proud son of two Mexican immigrants, one whom was illegal.

Jason Barquero
is the director of Career Development for the Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. Barquero has 8 years of experience in community outreach, career coaching, and alumni relations in higher education. Jason began his career at a university setting in 2005 as a career advisor at DeVry University, Pomona. Two years later, he became the director of career services for the Long Beach, Anaheim, and Irvine campuses. Jason joined Claremont Graduate University in 2010 as head of career services for the Drucker School of Management, providing career development services to the MBA, MSFE, and Arts Management student population. Jason earned a BA in Speech Communication from California State University, Fullerton, and an MA in Kinesiology – Sport Management from California State University, Long Beach. In his spare time, he is a host and digital reporter for univision34.com and other multimedia outlets.

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