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Book Reading: The Sign Catcher by Otilio Quintero

June 23, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Join us for a celebration and reading of an important new book by author Otilio
Quintero, “The Sign Catcher” just published by Arte Público Press, (name of supporting org).

The book covers Quintero’s real-life journey and evolution from his humble rural origins. as a poor and at-risk youth in California’s San Joaquin Valley, until his trip with the Mayan indians. His brush with incarceration in the New Jersey prison system, until his later achievements in life as a violence prevention youth and community activist engaged with historic social justice leaders, including co-founder of United Farm Workers. Co-founder Dolores Huerta, legendary actor and human rights activist Harry Belafonte, and the late Native American warrior and peace activist Dennis Banks.

This community event will feature important Latino celebrities such as actress Elpidia Carrillo

(“Predator” and “Nine Lives”), actor Jesse Borrego (“Blood In Blood Out” and “Vida”),

actor Richard Cabral (“Mayans M.C.” and “Southland”) and Henry A.J.
Ramos, author, activist, and senior fellow at the New School Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy, will serve as master of ceremonies.

RSVP HERE: Call Debora at (310) 956-6316 for tickets and more information.

Tickets are open to the public and free!
Please join us. You won’t want to miss it!

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Únase a nosotros para una celebración y lectura de un nuevo libro importante del autor Otilio Quintero, “;The Sign Catcher” recién publicado por Arte Público Press, (name of supporting org).

El libro cubre el viaje de la vida real de Quintero y la evolución desde sus humildes orígenes rurales como un joven pobre y en riesgo en el Valle de San Joaquín en California, hasta su viaje con los indios mayas. Su roce con el encarcelamiento en el sistema penitenciario de Nueva Jersey, hasta sus logros posteriores en la vida como activista juvenil y comunitario de prevención de la violencia comprometida con líderes históricos de justicia social, incluido el cofundador de United Farm Workers. La cofundadora Dolores Huerta, el legendario actor y activista de derechos humanos Harry Belafonte, y el fallecido activista por la paz y guerrero nativo americano Dennis Banks.

Este evento comunitario contará con importantes celebridades latinas como la actriz Elpidia Carrillo de “Predator” “Nine Lives”, el actor Jesse Borrego “Blood In Blood Out” & “Vida”, el actor Richard Cabral “Mayans M.C.” y “Southland” y Henry A. J. Ramos, autor, activista y miembro principal del New School Institute on Race, Power and Political Economy, servirá como maestro de ceremonias.

RSVP AQUÍ: Llame a Debora al (310) 956-6316 para boletos y más información.

Los boletos están abiertos al público y son gratuito.
Por favor, únase a nosotros. ¡No querrás perdértelo!

Details

Date:
June 23, 2023
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Corazón del Pueblo
Email
corazondelpueblo19@gmail.com
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Venue

Santa Maria Town Center Mall
371 Town Center E
Santa Maria, CA 93454 United States
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Phone:
2093128653