Emeritus Professor, Sociology and Chican@ Latin@ Studies
1991 PhD, Sociology, University of California Los Angeles
Pomona Day Labor Center Health Project funded by California Endowment ($10,000)
City of Pomona grant for Pomona Economic Opportunity Center
“Mexican Americans in a Multi-Ethnic Community: The Case of Monterey
Lessons From an Activist Intellectual: Teaching Research, and Organizing for Social
“The Commonalities in Our Past Transform Pedagogy for the Future,” in Tessa Hicks Peterson, ed., The Pitzer College 50th Anniversary Engaged Faculty Collection: Community Engagement and Activist Scholarship, Claremont, CA, Pitzer College, 2014.
”Latin@s and Social Movements in the Obama Years,” in Camino Real Journal, vol. 5, no. 8 (2013).
“Building on the Legacy of Cesar Chavez,” Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, March 27, 2014
“Latin@s and Social Movements in the Obama Years,” Camino Real Journal, 5:8 (2013) 141-157.
“Toward an Economic Justice Plan in Pomona,” Daily Bulletin, September 6, 2013.
“Perspective-Taking as a Tool for Building Democratic Societies.” (Republished) Community Works Journal, March 2013.
“Toward Education That Advances Democracy, (Republished) Somos en Escrito Literary Magazine, Feb, 2013.
“Affirmative Action Must Remain Part of College Admissions Policies,” Inland Valley Daily Bulletin,June 28, 2013.
“Challenges for Pro-Immigrant Coalitions,” San Gabriel Valley Tribune, May 23, 2013.
“One Activist Intellectual’s Experience in Surviving and Transforming the Academy,”
“Civic Engagement: A Tool for Building Democracy,” Teacher Education and Practice, Vol. 24, No.3, (Summer, 2011).
Review Global Capitalist Crisis and the Second Great Depression by Armando Navarro, in Latinopia.com (April 2, 2012).
“Perspective-Taking as a Tool for Building Democratic Societies.” Diversity & Democracy, vol.14, no. 1 (Winter, 2011).
“Meaning of Independence Involves Justice, Equality.” Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, September 16, 2010.
“Unity or Division in 59th Assembly,” Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, October 24, 2010.
Review Mexican Migration and the U. S. Economic Crisis: A Transnational Perspective, edited by Wayne A. Cornelius, David Fitzgerald, Pedro Lewin Fischer, and Leah Muse-Orlinoff in Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, July, 2010.
“Inclusive Immigration Reform” in Innovation and Equity: Transforming America, MIT Community Innovator’s Lab, November, 2008.
“Lessons From An Activist Intellectual: Participatory Research, Teaching, and Learning for Social Change” in Ethnic Studies Research: Approaches and Perspectives. Timothy P. Fong (ed.) Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2008. (Formerly published in Latin American Perspectives 134:31)
“Partnership in Teaching and Learning: Combining Critical Pedagogy with Civic Engagement and Diversity” and “Connecting Classroom Pedagogies to Community-Based Service Learning” in Diversity and Democracy: Civic Learning for Shared Futures, Vol. 11, No. 2, Spring, 2008.
“Identifying With The Legacy of Cesar Chavez” and “An Unjust War Finds and Unjust War at Home” in Voices From the Margins Literary Magazine, Center for Asian Pacific American Students, Issue 6, Spring, 2008. (Reprint)
“Debate Over Checkpoints in Pomona,” Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, 6/4/2008.
Race, Poverty, and Social Justice: Multidisciplinary Perspectives Through Service Learning. Editor. Herndon, VA: Stylus Publishing, 2007.
“Linking Critical Democratic Pedagogy, Multiculturalism, and Service Learning to a
“Operation Return to Sender: A Historical Pattern of Immigration Raids,” Relay Magazine, Open Door Press, Winnipeg, Canada, July/August, 2007.
“Rose M. Calderon” in Latinas in the U. S.: A Historical Encyclopedia. edited by Vickie L. Ruiz and Virginia Sanchez Korral, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006.
Syllabi and Instructional Materials for Chicano/a and Latino/a Studies in Sociology, Sixth edition (edited with Gilda Ochoa), American Sociological Association Teaching Resource Center, 2006
“Lessons From An Activist Intellectual: Participatory Research, Teaching, and Learning For Social Change,” Latin American Perspectives, Vol. 31, No. 1, Jan., 2004.
Review of Shifting Borders, Rhetoric, Immigration, and California’s Proposition 187 by Kent A. Ono and John M. Sloop in Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, Vol. 33, No. 1, January, 2004.
“Partnership in Teaching and Learning: Combining the Practice of Critical Pedagogy With Civic Engagement and Diversity,” in Peer Review, American Association of Colleges and Universities, Spring 2003.
“Organizing Immigrant Workers: Action Research and Strategies in the Pomona Day Labor Center” (with Suzanne Foster and Silvia Rodriguez) in Latino Los Angeles, Edited by Enrique C. Ochoa and Gilda Laura Ochoa, Arizona State University Press, 2004.
Resource Materials Manual for Teaching Latino/a Sociology, (edited with Gilda Ochoa), American Sociological Association Teaching Resource Center, 2003.
“Inclusion or Exclusion: One Immigrant’s Experience and Perspective of a Multicultural Society,” Minority Voices: Linking Personal Ethnic History and the Sociological Imagination. Ed John Myers. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2004: 106-120.
“Pomona’s Day Labor Center Addresses Needs of Community,” (With Francisco Suarez), Los Angeles Times Inland Valley Section (28 January 2002): A4.
“Acordandome de Cesar Chavez.” In America 2002, (Marzo, 2002): 10, 11.
“Suits Peril Last of Affirmative Action in Education.” In Newsday (March 21, 2001).
Review of Between Two Nations: The Political Predicament of Latinos in New York City by Michael Jones –Correa in Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, Vol. 29, No. 3, May, 2000.
“A Break of Consciousness.” In Educational Foundations: An Anthology, edited by Roselle K. Chartock. 78 – 82 New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 2000.
Interview by Sandra Enos. “A Multicultural and Critical Perspective on Teaching Through Community.” In Cultivating the Sociological Imagination: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Sociology, edited by James Ostrow, Gary Hesser, and Sandra Enos. Washington, D. C.: American Association of Higher Education American Sociological Association, 1999.
“One Participant’s View of Cuba,” Critical Sociology, Vol. 25, #1, 1999.
“Building Bridges of Collaboration: Students, Community and the United Farm Workers.” Deeper Than the News Internet Resource Site, May, 1999.
Class syllabi from classes Rural and Urban Social Movements and Restructuring Communities, Resource Materials Manual for Teaching Latino/a Sociology, A. S. A. Teaching Resource Center, Spring, 1999.
“Making a Difference: Service Learning as an Activism Catalyst and Community Builder.” AAHE Bulletin, Vol. 52, No. 1, September, 1999.
“Cultural and Structural Inequalities: Sources of Unity and Division Among People of Color.” Deeper Than the News Internet Resource Site, February, 1999.
Interview With Rudy Acuna, Professor of Chicano Studies at Cal State University Of Northridge, in ColorLines, Summer, 1999.
“An Essay on Sources of Inter-Community Conflict and Models of Collaboration.” Journal of California Politics and Policy. Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Institute of Public Affairs, California Statue University, L. A., 1998.
“Anti-Bilingualism Rooted in Anti-Immigrant Movement.” Deeper Than the News Internet resource site, December, 1998.
“Building Creativity and Collaboration in Diverse Classrooms” and a poem, “A Break of Consciousness,” in Diversity Web resource hub for higher education, Association of American Colleges and Universities, October, 1997.
Commissioned review for Pine Forge Press of book manuscript, Building Community: Social Science in Action, edited by Philip Nyden, Anne Figert, Mark Shibley, Darryl Burrows, June, 1997.
“Situational Identity of Suburban Mexican American Politicians in a Multi-Ethnic Community.” Chicanos and Chicanas in Contemporary Society, edited by Roberto M. DeAnda. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1996.
“Doing Sociology: Connecting the Classroom Experience With A Multi-Ethnic School District.” Teaching Sociology, (with Betty Farrell). January, 1996, Vol. 24: 46-53.
“A Gift to the Class of 1996.” In The Other Side. October, 1996, Vol. XXVII: 3, 8.
The Politics of Diversity: Immigration, Resistance, and Change in Monterey Park, California (John Horton with Jose Calderon, Mary Pardo, Leland Saito, Linda Shaw, and Yen Fen Tseng). Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995.
“Multi-Ethnic Coalition Building in a Diverse School District.” Critical Sociology, 21,1 (1995): 101-111.
“The Media As Deviant in the Rodney King Incident.” In The Image of Violence, Selected Papers, Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, Edited Will Wright and Steve Kaplan. University of Southern Colorado, Fall, 1995.
“Combating Racial Youth Conflict Through Parent, Community, and School Coalitions in the San Gabriel Valley,” Journal of California Politics and Policy: California Urban Issue of the ‘90’s, edited by Jaime Regalado. Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Institute of Public Affairs, California State University, L. A., 1,1 (November, 1995).
Review for October, 1993 (Vol. II, Number 1) “Notas” Newsletter of the Section On Latina and Latino Sociology of the American Sociological Association, Rebellious Lawyering: One Chicano’ Vision of Progressive Law Practice by Gerald P. Lopez, Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1992
Class syllabi, from Chicanos in American Society and Urban Ethnic Movements, Classes in Resource Materials Manual for Teaching Latino/a Sociology, American Sociological Teaching Resource Center, Washington, D. C., August, 1994.
“Hispanic and Latino: The Viability of Categories for Panethnic Unity.” Latin American Perspectives, June 1992.
“Language Struggles in a Changing California Community.” Source Book on Official English, (With John Horton) edited by Jim Crawford, University of Chicago Press, 1990.
“Latinos and Ethnic Conflict in Suburbia: The Case of Monterey Park.” Latino Studies Journal,, Vol. 1, No. 2, May, 1990.
“How the English Only Initiative Passed in California.” Chicano Studies and thePolitics of Community, Ann Arbor, MI, 1988.
“Latinos, Ethnic Conflict, and Political Trends: the case of Monterey Park.”Chicano Studies and the Politics Community, Ann Arbor, MI, 1988.
Invited as past recipient of the Richard E. Cone Award for Excellence & Leadership in Cultivating Community Partnership in Higher Education to join other awardees at the California Campus Compact Richard E. Cone Retreat, Ben Lomond, CA, June 2014.
Appointed consultant, New University on Community Engagement Forum organized by United for Rio Grande Valley and University of Texas, McAllen, Texas, November 2013.
Scholar Participant, “Work, Action, and Civic Learning, Kettering Foundation and AACU, Dayton, Ohio, Feb. 27, 28.
Selected as Presenter, “Finding Cesar Chavez: Transformational Moment,” TEDx Claremont Colleges, March 31, 2014.
President of the Latino and Latina Roundtable of San Gabriel Valley and Pomona Valley
Recipient of the Hilda L. Solis Scholarship “Nopal Award,” Cal Poly Pomona, April 11, 2013.
Appointed to the National Task Force on Civic-Learning and Democratic Engagement, Global Perspective Institute and AACU, Washington, D. C., 2012.
President of the Latino and Latina Roundtable of San Gabriel Valley and Pomona Valley
Elected Student Marshal by Pitzer College Graduating Class 2011
California Alliance of African American Educators “Unsung Hero and Dreamkeeper” Award
Emcee for Congressional Testimonial Community Meeting for Families of Immigrants with Congress Representatives Joe Baca and Luis Gutierrez, Saint George Catholic Church, Ontario, CA, March 7, 2009.
Emeriti president of the American Sociological Association’s Latino/a Section
Community Service and Empowerment Plaque by the Pomona Economic Opportunity Center and the Latino and Latina Roundtable at the Annual Cesar Chavez Day Pilgrimage Celebration.
“Ambassador for Peace” award by Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace
Elected to two year term to the ASA Committee on Sections
Elected President of Latino/a Section of the American Sociological Association
Michi and Walter Weglyn Endowed Chair in Multicultural Studies, Cal Poly Pomona
Pomona City Council “Goddess of Pomona” city service award
Fifty-ninth Assembly District “Democrat of the Year” award
Distinguished Career Award Committee, ASA
Michi and Walter Weglyn Endowed Chair in Multicultural Studies, Cal Poly Pomona
Civic Scholar appointment, Corporation for National and Community Service
Appointed to three-year position, Distinguished Career Award Committee, American
Finalist for the Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service Learning, Campus Compact
One of fifteen national diversity and service learning leaders for a “Pedagogies of Engagement” conference, Carnegie Foundation
Selected as one of seven national leaders in diversity and service learning for a special AACU Forum on Civic Education and Diversity to recommend ways to improve undergraduate education by gathering examples of good practice from a variety of fields and develop a report.
Second year of three year term as council member and head of Research and Teaching Awards Committee, ASA section on Latina/o Sociology
Elected to two year position on the Faculty Executive Committee
Elected to three year term as council member, ASA section on Latina/o Sociology
Finalist for the Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service Learning, Campus Compact
United Farm Worker’s Union “Si Se Puede” Community Award for life-long contributions to the farm worker movement
Three-year appointment to the selection committee for the ASA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching
Elected Faculty Student Marshal by Pitzer graduating class for fourth year in a row
Elected Faculty Student Marshal by Pitzer graduating class for third year in a row
Faculty of the Year award by Chicano Studies at Dia de la Familia
Selected as one of two U. S. representatives by the Indian National Committee on Campus Diversity to speak at a National Conference on Campus Diversity in India, “Our Common Goal Reaching Across Differences,” Goa, India
Urban Ethnic Movements Class and UFW Alternative Spring Break selected as “Curriculum Based Alternative Break Program of the Year” by Breakaway
Chair of the American Sociological Association Committee on Teaching
Faculty Student Marshal by Pitzer graduating class for second year in a row
Selected as one of 60 faculty for the Invisible College, focused on Service Learning
Faculty Student Marshal by graduating class
90-91 ASA Dissertation Fellowship
89-90 Institute of American Cultures Graduate Fellowship
85-89 ASA Minority Fellowship84-86 Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, UCLA Department of Sociology
“Research, Action, and Activism” at Critical Solidarities and Mult-Scalar Powers Conference, URBAN Research-Based Action Network, CUNY Graduate Center, April 1, 2016
“Weaving Together Career and Civic Commitments for Social Change,” NASPA and AACU Online Learning Community Webinar, Feb. 16, 2016
“Organizing for Change,” Mt. San Antonio College Inter-Club Council conference, May 20, 2016
Book Presentation on “Lessons from an Activist Intellectual,” MIT, October 15, 2015.
“”Creating Democratic Spaces Through Transformative Community Engagement,” Missouri State University Conference on Civic Engagement, Sept. 17, 2015.
“Crossing the Activist Scholar Divide,” Special Session, American Sociological Association, August, 2015
“The Meaning of Cesar Chavez for Our Communities Today,” Memorial Luncheon, San Gorgino Pass Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Banning, California, March 29, 2015.
“Where do We Go from Here?” at Status of Mexican@s and Latin@s in the U. S. Conference, UC Riverside, March 7, 2015
“Seeds of Knowledge for Our Future,” keynote address at the Semillas Community Schools Commencement Ceremony, Los Angeles, CA, June 2014.
“We Are Here: Cultivating Our Hope,” keynote address at the 20th Annual Raza Graduation, Cal Poly Pomona University, Pomona, CA, May 2014.
“Mass Incarceration and Mass Deportation,” workshop, United Association for Labor Education Conference, Sheraton, Los Angeles, March 29, 2014
“Activist Intellectual: Combining Community-based Pedagogy, Research, and Learning with Social Change,” keynote address at the Faculty Development Symposium, Oakton College, Chicago, IL, January 2014.
“Media and Politics in the School Reform Movement,” paper delivered at American Sociological Association Urban Workshop, New York, NY, August 2013.
“Platicas y Memorias: Reflections on the UFW,” with UFW co-founder Dolores Huerta and artist Barbara Carrasco, Cesar Chavez Memorial Week, Riverside, CA, June 5, 2013.
“Immigrant Rights and Local, State, National Strategies,” Forum on Humane Immigration Reform, UC Riverside, May 11, 2013.
“Uniting Labor, Immigration, and Student Movements for Immigrant Rights,” Labor, Immigration, and Education Panel, East Los Angeles College Labor History Month, May 9, 2013.
“Changing Demographics and Prospects for Immigration Reform,” Town Hall Meeting on Immigration Reform, KPFK and ULWC, San Bernardino, March 25, 2013.
“Embracing Our Community, Our Children, Our Commitment,” presentation Ontario-Montclair Annual Parent Leadership Conference, Feb. 20, 2013
“Community Engagement as a Social Change Value,” National Community Engagement Conference, Pomona College and Draper Center for Community Partnership, Feb 1, 2013.
“The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.,” presentation at 31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Pilgrim Congregational Church, Jan. 20, 2013.
“Building Coalitions to Organize,” Keynote at 2012 National Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Convention, Los Angeles Marriott, July 28, 2012.
“Analysis of Armando Navarro’s Global Capitalist Crisis,” presentation at University of California, Riverside, January 25, 2012.
Participatory Action Research for Community-Based Social Change,” presentation at San Francisco State University, April 12, 2012.
“Transformations in Learning and Action: Gandhi and Chavez,” all-day workshop at Ahimsa Institute for K-12 Educators, Cal Poly Pomona, July 29, 2011.
The Economics of Grocery Workers,” El Monte Center Grace Black Auditorium, July 22, 2011
“Diversity in the Curriculum,” faculty workshop at Lafayette College, Easton, PA, October 14, 15, 2011.
“Roots of Economic Crisis,” At Our Community in Crisis Forum sponsored by Service Employees International Union, Centro Comunitario, Pomona, CA, March 18, 2011.
“Voter Demographics and Civic Engagement,” Claremont High School, March 17, 2011.
“Essential Dimensions and Enhancing Practices of Democratic Engagement” at Civil Learning and Democratic Engagement Conference, Department of Education, Washington, D. C., Feb. 7, 2011.
“Trends in Immigration Rights Organizing,” Walk in in My Shoes: An Immigration Conversation Conference, Holy Family Church,Pasadena, CA, Oct. 30, 2010
“Immigration Policies and Contemporary Trends, Interview on Sonali Kohatker’s Uprising program, KPFK, January 14, 2010.
“The Economic Crisis, Globalization, and Immigration,” Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, May 6, 2009.
“Immigration Trends in the Inland Empire,” Latin American Studies Conference, Cal State University/San Bernardino, April 23, 2009
“Remembering The Legacy of Cesar Chavez: Combining Multiculturalism, Critical Pedagogy, and Community-Based Teaching and Learning for Social Change,” Clark Atlanta University Fourth Annual Teaching and Learning for Empowerment Virtual Conference, March 25, 2009.
“After the Inauguration: The Road Ahead,” A community forum on Expectations and Possibilities under the Obama Administration, Sponsored by the Peace With Justice Center of the Pomona Valley, February 23, 2009.
“Lessons in Cultivating Leaders of Color in Civic Learning and Civic Engagement,” at the California Campus Compact Bridge-Building Leadership Conference, Steve Breuer Conference Center, Malibu, CA, October 8, 2009
“Identifying Commonalities of Oppression to Reach Higher Levels of Unity,” Department of African and African American Studies 25th Black World Conference, Metro State College, Denver, Colorado, February 21, 2008.
“Engaged Scholarship and Faculty Development,” Conference on Connecting Communities: The University and Multi-Ethnic Civic Engagement, A Southern California Regional Symposium, University of California, Irvine, February, 2008.
“Day Laborer Organizing for Social Change,” Immigrant Workers’ Rights in Southern California and Beyond Conference, UC-Riverside, May, 2008.
“Building Political and Economic Power Through Community Coalitions,” Plaza del Pueblo, Santa Barbara Woman’s Club, July 8, 2007.
“Connecting Meanings of Classroom to Community Building,” Leadership Sin Limites Conference, Atlanta: University of Georgia, July, 2007.
“Immigration, Influences of Family, Individuals, and Education,” Pepperdine University’s Diversity Council Speaker Series, Graduate School of Education and Psychology, October, 2007.
“MLK Across Racial Lines,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Teach-in, Claremont Colleges, January, 2007
“The Engaged College: Educators for Social Responsibility,” presentation at forum sponsored by Pitzer College and the Los Angeles Times, January 2006
“Immigration Raids in the Inland Valley” and “Chicana and Chicano Studies as an Engaged Department: the Cal Poly Pomona Model,” National Association of Chicano and Chicana Studies, Miami, Florida, 4/14 and 4/16.
“Border Enforcement and ICE Raids on the Hispanic Community: Business as Usual, or Enhanced Enforcement?” panel at Immigration and U. S. Citizenship in an Era of Homeland Security Conference, Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, 3/31/2005.
“Connecting Multiculturalism, Student Centered Learning, Critical Pedagogy, and Participatory Research to a Diverse Curriculum,” All-day Workshop, Regis University Denver, Colorado 1/9/04
“Connecting Research, Teaching, and Community Organizing,” to Sociology Honor’s students, American Sociological Association, Atlanta, Georgia, 9/17/03
“Participatory Research in the Pomona Day Labor Center,” American Sociological Association, Atlanta, Georgia, 9/19/03
“Immigration and Public Policy in Multi-Ethnic Los Angeles,” presentation in Ethnic Geography Specialty Group Plenary Session, Association of American Geographers, Los Angeles, 3/22/02
Presentation, “Organizing Day Laborers: Action Research and Strategies in the Pomona Day Labor Center,” at 28th Annual Southwest Labor Studies Conference, Cal State University, Los Angeles, 5/11/02
Forum leader for a reflective seminar of high school and college faculty on Civic Engagement in a Diverse Democracy, Oberlin College, Ohio, 6/2/02
Keynote speaker, “Partnership in Teaching and Learning: Combining the Practice of Critical Pedagogy with Civic Engagement and Diversity” at conference for Liberal arts colleges, For the Common Good: Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement sponsored by Oberlin College, Campus Compact, and the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Oberlin College, Ohio, 6/3/02
Keynote Speaker, “Overview of the MOST Program: Origins, Goals, and Accomplishments,” at Transforming Higher Education: New Ways for Academic Departments to Advance Excellence & Inclusiveness: Lesson on Promoting Diversity from the MOST Program, sponsored by the American Sociological Association, Washington, D. C., 67/02
“A Perspective on the MOST Program and its Achievements: Pitzer College,” as part of a Thematic Session, “Creating Inclusive and From ASA’s MOST Program,” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 8/16/02.
Discussant in session, “Immigrant Communities,” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 8/16/02
“Challenges and Lessons in Community Based Research,” Teaching Workshop: ‘Community-Based Research Methods, Courses, and Experiences.” ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 8/17/02.
“Overcoming Cultural and Structural Sources of Division: Coalition-Building Between Asian Pacific and Latino Communities,” Special Session: “Emerging Relations of Asian Americans and Latinos,” ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 8/19/02.
Keynote presentation, “Service Learning and Immigration: Meeting the Challenge in Southern California,” Unboxing the University Conference, Azusa Pacific University, 11/1/02
Presentation, “Hate and Hate-Bias at Colleges and Universities” as part of a policy statement by a Special Task Force on Campus Hate Crimes, American Sociological Association, Anaheim, 8/20/01
Panel Presentation, “Day Laborers,” Inland Valley Economic Development Corporation Economic Summit, Cal Poly Pomona Kellogg West Conference Center, 2/15/01
Speech presentation, “Service Learning and the Legacy of Cesar Chavez,” UFW Statewide Student Conference, La Paz, CA, 3/11/01
Presentation, “The Meaning of a Cesar Chavez Holiday,” Cesar Chavez Memorial, Claremont Colleges, 3/29/01
Panel Presentation, “Perspectives on the Model Minority Myth: How it Affects Us All,” Pomona College, Asian American Resource Center, 11/28/00
Panel Presentation, “The Use of Video in the Classroom: Lessons From the –ISM Project,” AACU Boundaries and Borderlands Conference, Brown University, Rhode Island, 7/18/2001.
Presentation on “Advocacy Research as a Trend in Service Learning,” University of Colorado, boulder, 4/9/99
Presentation, “The Politics of Community Organizing,” University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, 4/10/99
Presentation, “Campus and Community Collaboration,” at Service Learning Summit of College and University Presidents and Chancellors, University of Denver, 4/12/99
Presentation, “Participatory Action Research in Chicana/o Studies, National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies, San Antonio, TX 4/30/99
Presentation, “A Response to the Report on Social Capital and Community Building Among Latinos,” Tomas Rivera Policy Conference, 2/12/99
“Service Learning in Sociology,” American Sociological Association, Aug. 24, 1998
Panel Presentation, “Shifting Demographic Landscapes: Political Implications For California,” at “Conflict, Change & Continuity” Conference, Sponsored by the Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Institute of Public Affairs, Omni Hotel, November 18, 1998
Plenary Presentation, “Identity and Diversity,” at “Identity, Community, and Intellectual Development” Conference, Sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Philadelphia Sheraton, November, 15, 1998.
“Participatory Action Research and Service Learning,” Colorado Campus Compact Conference, University of Denver, September 25, 1998.
Presentations as consultant on “Including Race and Ethnic Relations literature in the college curriculum” at Pepperdine Curriculum Transformation Institute, 6/2- 6/10, 1998.
“Multi-Racial Coalitions and Latino Politics,” presentation at Western Political Science Association as part of a panel titled “Latino/Latina Politics in Los Angeles,” Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, March 12, 1998.
Presentation on “Race Relations” at a Cultural Diversity Town Hall Meeting as part of a San Bernardino Valley College Arts and Lecture Series (and as part of President Clinton’s Dialogue on Race), Feb. 11, 1998.
Presentation, “Advancing a Collaborative Curriculum,” at a National Diversity Conference: Effective Strategies for Managing Change in a Multicultural Environment, sponsored by the Leadership Alliance for Excellence in Education, May 1, 1998.
Presentation, “How Parents Can Become Advocates in our Local Schools,” workshop at Parent’s Institute, Village Plaza, Pomona School District, May 15, 1998
Service Learning and Campus-Community Collaboration,” Invisible College Conference, Denver, CO, 6/20/97.
Presentation (Keynote), “Research and Teaching as a Form of Social Activism,” Urban Research Conference, Augusta State University, Georgia, June 7, 1997.
“Lessons from the ISM project,” presentation at Educating One-Third of a Nation VI conference sponsored by American Council on Education, Assoc. of American Colleges and Universities, Ford Foundation’s Campus Diversity Initiative, Miami, Florida, October 17, 1997.
Two Presentations: "Advocacy Research and Teaching for Social Change" and "Which Way For the Chicano Left?," National Assoc. of Chicano Studies Conference, Sacramento, CA, April 17, 1997.
"Models of Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum Transformation: Lessons From the MOST Program," at the American Sociological Association Conference, New York, August 16, 1996.
Keynote Address: "Service Learning As Advocacy," and two workshops on "Service as a Tool for Community Development," Colorado Campus Compact Institute, University of Denver, October 4-5, 1996.
Keynote Address at Plenary: "Forging Commonalities: Research and Teaching for Building Community” and an "Informal Session on Participatory Action Research" With La Prensa de Minnesota, Minnesota Migrant Services Consortium. Presentation" Campus-Community Collaboration for Farm Worker Justice" at La Raza Cultural Center, Minnesota Campus Compact, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 6-8, 1996.
"Forging Collaboration in the Multi-Ethnic Classroom," at the Southern California Asian American Studies Regional Conference titled "Connecting Histories, Forging Solidarities," The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and the Ethnic Studies Department, University of California San Diego, Lajolla, California, November 23, 1966.
Keynote address, "Research for Change: Ethics, Cultures, and Realities," at a conference "Strengthening Community University Partnerships" sponsored by the Neighborhood Planning for Community Revitalization Consortium and the Center for Urban & Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, March 7, 1996.
Keynote address, "Social Responsibility and Empowerment In A Changing Society," at the Texas Association of College Admission Counselors. Also, a workshop on "Guidance, Gangs, and Conflict Resolution." Arlington, Texas, April 21 -23, 1996
"Diversity in the Workplace: Strategies for the 90's," United Food and Commercial Workers National Conference, Denver, Colorado, August 13, 1995.
"A Break of Consciousness,"Invisible College, Tennessee, September 30, 1995.
"Urban Ethnic Identities," Race and Ethnic Relations Section of the American Sociological Association, August, 1994.
Race, Class, and Gender: Latinos in the U. S.,"Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts, Oct., 1994.
"An Example of Undergraduate Curriculum Development: Chicano/a Studies at the University of California Los Angeles" at the American Sociological Association Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug. 23, 1991.
"Mexican American Ethnic and Class Alignments," Ethnic Studies Department Colloquium Series, University of California San Diego, November 7, 1991.
"Segregation, Resistance, and Assimilation,"Encuentro: Mexico in Los Angeles Conference, Occidental College, November 23, 1991.
"Applications in Qualitative Research: Latinos in Suburbia" at the Latino Graduate Seminar on Cultural Studies and Latino Research, UCLA, July 1, 1990.
"Politics of the English Only Movement" presented at the National Association of Chicano Studies Conference, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 1989.
"Latinos, Ethnic Conflict and Political Trends: The Case of Monterey Park" presented at the National Association of Chicano Studies Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder, April 14.
"Racism and The English Only Movement" presented at the Racial and Ethnic Minorities Section, American Sociological Association Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, August 26.
"Origins of the English Only Movement," presented at the National Association of Chicano Studies Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 10.
“Usefulness and Inadequacies of Internal Colonial and Conflict Theories As Applied to the Chicano Experience," presented at the National Association of Chicano Studies, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 11.
"The Consequences of English Only For The Latino Population," presented at the 5th Annual National Hispanic Media Conference, Los Angeles, CA, April, 25.
American Sociological Association
Spanish: fluent speaking, reading, and writing
Available on request