Del Barrio A La Academia: A Conversation with a Street Wise Scholar


Join Interim Superintendent-President Dr. Mike Munoz for a conversation with Joe Louis Hernandez from 1 – 2:30 p.m., on Thurs., April 22 on YouTube Live or Hernandez has made a journey from criminal convictions to become a Doctoral student at Claremont Graduate School.

As a teenager, Joe Louis had a criminal record that included convictions, jail stays, and numerous drug charges all before his 21st birthday. Today, he is a Doctoral student at Claremont Graduate University, and a graduate of Cal State Long Beach, Cal State Los Angeles, and Mt. San Antonio Community College.   

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If you require Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, please contact Sunita Shelly: / 562.938.4947 or Sonia Leticia Vélez: at least 5 business days prior to the event. Please note requests are based on provider availability, the more advance notice the better.