We invite you to partake in our second Cafecito as a fellow Cal alum leads this conversation. Dr. Huerta will use his expertise in the subject and draw parallels to other communities. The hope is to begin some dialogue on how learning our history informs our solidarity to take action and mobilize.
Álvaro Huerta, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in Urban & Regional Planning and Ethnic & Women’s Studies at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Among other publications, he’s the author of the books: Reframing the Latino Immigration Debate: Towards a Humanistic Paradigm (2013) and Defending Latina/o Immigrant Communities: The Xenophobic Era of Trump and Beyond (2019). He holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from UC Berkeley. He also holds an M.A. in Urban Planning and a B.A. in History from UCLA.