Pilar Marrero | KCET
Pilar Marrero is a journalist and author with long experience in covering social and political issues of the Latino community in the United States. She is the author of the book "Killing the American Dream," which chronicles the last 25 years of immigration policy mishaps in the United States and their consequences for the country´s economic future. The book was also published in Spanish by Penguin Books with the title “El Despertar del Sueño Americano.”
She also has taught journalism at UCLA Extension and Cal State Northridge and is currently covering the 2016 Presidential campaign for Impremedia, a company with media outlets in 15 markets across the U.S., including the flagship La Opinion Newspaper in Los Angeles.
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Cristina Vasquez expected at most 5,000 people to show up to protest 187. She saw more.
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Growing up in what was then called South Central L.A. in a single parent home fueled Annetta Well´s desire to fight for her family and for the people in her community.
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Gil Cedillo is the man who pursued an impossible bill: driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants.
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Born in Los Angeles, raised in Logan Heights, San Diego, Kevin de León would one day introduce a bill a that would remove all unconstitutional provisions of 1994´s Proposition 187 from state laws. But before that, he would help rally immigrants to march.
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Fabian Núñez was a 27-year-old organizer. Fast forward 25 years and Núñez has left his mark in state policy.
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From being an undocumented student and a Dreamer, Raquel Cetz has become an activist.