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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In her public career, Gloria Molina achieved a lot of “firsts.”
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In 1990, Richard Polanco assumed the chairmanship of the Latino Caucus, which was a small group, but he saw a political opportunity to grow the ranks of elected Latino representatives when he saw the tremendous growth of the Latino population in the state
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Joel Ochoa is a seasoned organizer who wasn't afraid to go against conventional wisdom.
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Maria Elena Durazo has been at the forefront of major issues since her childhood in California fields.
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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.