A Dialogue Between Two Social Justice Advocates and Authors. Two great book choices for your book club this summer!
Journalist John Carlos Frey, born in Tijuana, Mexico, is a four-time Emmy® award-winning journalist. His investigative work (60 Minutes, PBS, NBC, Dan Rather Reports, Univision, Telemundo, LA Times, Huffington Post, El Diario) including his book, Sand and Blood, argues that long-standing U.S. policies to deter illegal immigration by building fences, mistreating and deporting immigrants, and splitting up families cannot stem the flow of desperate people.
DACA recipient Cristel Martinez, who was born in Honduras and migrated to the United States at 9 years old, earned her J.D. from Western State College of Law. During their Immigration Clinic, she successfully argued before the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court. Cristel, author of Too American for Hondurans, serves on Dream A World Education’s Board of Directors; and her sister, who participated in all of the DAWE workshops at her elementary school, is featured in the Emmy Award nominated documentary short The Ripple Effect.