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Publications:

In addition to being a high school teacher (and sometimes part-time professor), Irene is a freelance writer and provides commentary. She is working on a poetry manuscript and a book about politics, race, and education through the stories of her first year teaching high school Chicano/Latino Studies that also coincided with her sons entrance to kindergarten during the election of 45. 

COMMENTARY

CNN "El Paso horror spotlights long history of anti-Latino violence in the US"
August 5, 2019 

 

PRI "With all eyes on elite university admissions, community college stories go unheard"

May 2, 2019 
 

Huffington Post "50 Years After The East LA Walkouts, We’re Still Fighting For Latino Students"
March 2, 2018

 

Inside Higher Education "A Scholar Pays Tribute to an Academic Mentor"

August 25, 2017

American Federation of Teachers
"I have a Ph.D. and I'm on welfare". 
Originally published on my blog

www.xicanaphd.com 


BOOK CHAPTERS/ESSAYS

Latina Outsiders (Routledge, 2019)


Single Mothers Speak on Patriarchy (2016, The Girl God),  


SHORT STORIES
BASTA! 100 Latinas Write on Violence Against Women (2017, University of Nevada-Reno Press)

 

POETRY

"Commonalities" Zocalo Public Square

"East LA" Latino Rebels 

California's Best Emerging Poets (2017, Z Publishing)
 

RISE! An Anthology of Power and Unity (2017, Vagabond Press)