Videos

Here are the best of recent videos featuring Luis J. Rodriguez, including from his 2014 bid for governor and his time as Los Angeles Poet Laureate (2014-2016), and many others. Please enjoy--and share if you like.

 

"Love Poem to Los Angeles" by Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodriguez (2014-3016), directed by John F. Cantu, music by Quetzal Flores.

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TEDx talk with Luis J. Rodriguez on "The Four Key Connections," Venice CA, October 2017.

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Watch and read more here about Luis Rodriguez and the Gift of Words: http://bit.ly/1tBn61T For Luis Javier Rodriguez, the pen is mightier than the sword. It's what ultimately saved him from being swept away by the drug and gang scene in Los Angeles.

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From the National Hispanic Media Coalition's Impact Awards Luncheon, September 8, 2016, where I was honored as L.A.'s Poet Laureate

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Tia Chucha's Cultural Center & Bookstore is celebrating 15 years this year, 2016. This video is from 2002, when Tia Chucha's was one year old. To donate to this nonprofit, founded by Luis J. Rodriguez and his wife Trini, please go to www.tiachucha.org

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TEDx talk with Luis J. Rodriguez, "From Trauma to Transformation," May 2015.

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Perla Batalla signing "La Llorona" with Luis Rodriguez reading his poem "My Name's Not Rodriguez"

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Open Road Media Video on my life and writing

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"Poetry Locomotive" in East LA, Boyle Heights and LA Union station during Rodriguez for governor campaign

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Open Road Media video on Luis Rodriguez being Poet Laureate of Los Angeles

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Key campaign video for "Imagine a New California"

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Keynote speech by Luis J. Rodriguez at the 2014 Arts Convergence Conference for Arts for LA

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ALOUD Series talk between Father Greg Boyle and Luis J. Rodriguez, January 2012

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"Lunch Poems" reading at University of California, Berkeley, 2008

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KTLA Channel 5, Los Angeles, interview in March 2008

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2011 Trailer for "Rushing Waters, Rising Dreams" film & book: How the Arts Transforms Community

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On Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore, December 2006

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