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Previous Latino Thought Makers LIVE shows:

All shows hosted by award-winning actor/writer/director author Rick Najera

  • October 30, 2017 – HACU 31st Annual Conference; 3:30pm – 5:00pm @ Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Special guests include Cheech Marin, Esai Morales, David Villarino and Rick Najera

  • September 12, 2017 – Cañada College with special guest award-winning actor Esai Morales

  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017 – Women Who Rule featuring Pilar Marrero, Patty Rodriguez, Dr. Aidyl Gonzalez-Serricchio
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 – Cal State LA and Latino Thought Makers Present A Conversation with Cheech Marin  – SOLD OUT
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017 – Legendary Leader/Activist Dolores Huerta, Oxnard College Get Tickets
  • Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 – CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy  Showcase PLUS Special Guest SNL’s Horatio Sanz, Oxnard College
  • Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 A Holiday Special, Oxnard College
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016 – Latino Thought Makers with Rick Najera: Hollywood & Politics with Ruben Navarrette, Wendy Carrillo and special guest award-winning actor Emilio Rivera
  • Wednesday, May 4, 2016 – Latino Thought Makers featuring Rick Najera and SPECIAL guest DANNY TREJO; Oxnard College Performing Arts Center, 4000 South Rose Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93033;  6:30 doors, 7pm live show; FREE entrance
  • Saturday, April 30, 2016 – Latino Thought Makers featuring Rick Najera and Edward James Olmos at Santa Clara University;  Louis B. Mayer Theater, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053; 2:30-4:00PM
  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – Social Media Stars featuring David Lopez, Vincent Marcus and Ana Flores, hosted by Rick Najera
  • Thursday, March 10, 2016 – A Conversation with the Stars in Hollywood – Playwright Josefina Lopez and Award-winning actor Luis Guzman, hosted by Rick Najera
  • Wednesday, February 3, 2016 – CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Troup showcase performance PLUS special guest Fox’s Bordertown Lalo Alcaraz, hosted by Rick Najera
  • Dec 3, 2015- Ha Ha Holidays Special featuring Rico and Mambo, Momo Rodriguez, Karina Nuvo, Jill-Michele Melean, Vanessa Verduga
  • Nov 12, 2015– Award-winning journalists Ruben Navarrette Jr., Julio Varela, Myrka Dellanos
  • Oct 21, 2105 – Actress Judy Reyes, Reynaldo Pacheco, Julissa Arce
  • Sept 24, 2105 – Marco Antonio Regil, Scott Montoya
  • Aug 26, 2015 – Actors Enrique Castillo and Lisa Vidal
  • 2014 – Rick Najera in conversation with author Alisa Valdes
Latino Thought Makers guest, actor Edward James Olmos with host Rick Najera; photo credit by Gracie Slegers, IMAGE & STYLE Magazine