7 to 13, 2012 - Bay
Area: SF/Oakland. All events are FREE.
Media Contact: Juliana Mojica,
mojicaARTS, 415-225-3725, firstname.lastname@example.org
Author Luis J. Rodriguez – Named one of LA Weekly’s
People of the Year 2012, will be in the Bay Area for
Book/Film Tour and Healing event*
WHAT: “It Calls
You Back: An Odyssey through Love, Addiction, Revolutions,
and Healing” Author Reading & Book Signing plus Bay
Area premiere Film Screening of Rushing Waters, Rising
Dreams: How the Arts are Transforming a Community (Community
Co-presenter Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival)
July 10, 6-8pm - Co-sponsored
by CURYJ (Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice).
SF. Cesar E. Chavez Branch Library, 3301 E 12th Street,
Suite 271, Oakland, CA 94601. Books available for purchase
courtesy of Modern Times Bookstore, SF and Tia Chucha’s
Contact: Pete Villaseñor, 510.535.5620,
July 11, 12-3pm - UCo-sponsored
by POOR Magazine/Prensa POBRE. Books available for purchase
courtesy of Readers Bookstore at the Main Library and
Tia Chucha’s Bookstore. SF Public Library, 100 Larkin
St (@Grove). Koret Auditorium, lower level, SF, CA 94102.
This is not a Library Sponsored Program.
Contact: POOR Magazine, 415-863-6306
July 11, 5:30 pm
- Visit with prison
writing circle at San Quentin State Prison (not for
July 12, 6-8:30pm - Community
Co-presenter Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival. Books
available for purchase courtesy of Modern Times Bookstore,
SF and Tia Chucha’s Bookstore. 826 Valencia, 826 Valencia
St, San Francisco, CA 94110.
Contact Raul Alcantar, (826 Staff)
415.642.5905 x209, email@example.com, or Modern Times
Bookstore, 415.282.9246, firstname.lastname@example.org,
www.moderntimesbookstore.com. www.826valencia.org 826
Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting
students ages 6–18 with their creative and expository
writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their
students to write. Our services are structured around
the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen
with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills
are fundamental to future success.
Bay Area events -
the Hoods Weekend: Saturday, July 7th 11-4p @ POOR Magazine,
2940 16th St #301 San Francisco, SF- Sunday, July 8th
10-5:30 ( with bbq & performances following- 6-8pm @
Homefulness in East Oakland, 8032 MacArthur Bl East
Oakland, Ca. This Cross bay event is focused on healing
poor youth, adults and elders from the violence of poverty,
racism, criminalization and colonization. Luis Rodriguez
will be one of many healers, indigenous leaders and
artists sharing different forms of healing, ceremony,
cooking demonstrations and community-created medicine
Event Co-sponsored by POOR Magazine/Prensa POBRE & 67
2012 Events for Luis J. Rodriguez -
& Thursday, July 18 & 19 - Reading,
Q&A, book signing, and writing workshop at Goddard College,
Port Townsend, WA.
Contact: Erin Fristad, Erin.email@example.com
July 19, 2012 - USeattle,
WA. Queen Anne United Methodist Church. Evening talk
and Q&A. Possible class visit or donor reception.
Contact: Rev. Katie Ladd 206-282-4307
July 20 to Friday, July 27, 2012 - Trip
to El Salvador as part of the Transnational Advisory
Group in Support of the Peace Process in El Salvador.
Various public events, prison visits, media conferences,
and more, including interviews and fact-finding around
the MS-13 and 18th Street peace efforts that began in
March of 2012.
August 13 to Sunday, August 19, 2012 - Teacher/poet
for annual Mosaic Multicultural Foundation's Men's Conference
at Woodland Camps in Mendocino, CA. per LR.
& Wednesday, September 18 &19, 2012 - Reston
Community Center Reston , VA - A Town Hall meeting and
an “outreach” visit to a disenfranchised group.
Contact: Linda Ifert 703-390-6168
September 23, 2012 - Reading
and talk at the Fullerton Public Library, Fullerton,
Contact: Maureen Gebelein, 714-738-6383
September 30, 2012 - RReading/panelist
at the West Hollywood Book Fair, West Hollywood CA.
October 4, 2012 - University
of La Verne, La Verne, CA –Late morn freshman address
on It Calls You Back, class visit, lunch or dinner,
Contact: Jonathan Reed 909-593-3511
October 11, 2012 - Hilbert
College, Hamburg, NY – Class visit, evening lecture
Contact: Tony Hughes 716-649-7900
November 1, 2012 - Speaking
and showing of Tia Chucha film "Rushing Waters, Rising
Dreams: How the Arts are Transforming a Community."
Pasadena City Community College.
Contact: Beverly Tate, firstname.lastname@example.org