Past Events 

Past Events

UCLA CC2PHD Conference

June 2, 2018

Paper Presentation


May 30, 2018

Panelist for KPCC/ProPublica In Person event on Documenting Hate


May 16, 2018

Writing Workshop with Graduate WOC

Obsidian Tongues Open Mic Feature

May 12, 2018

Feature Poet

East LA College

May 8, 2018

In class presentation-poetry

Pomona Poetry Festival

April 28, 2018

First feature poet up at the first ever Pomona Poetry Festival

Alivio Open Mic Feature

April 27, 2018

Feature at Alivio in Bell, CA

Adelante Mujer Latina

April 21, 2018

Poetry/Writing Workshop

Chabot College

April 3, 2018

Speaker/Lecture: The Mexican American War Never Ended

KPFK Studio Sessions

March 31, 2018

Featured Poet

University of Utah

March 7, 2018

Social Justice Lecture Series: Allies for Equity 2017-2018
Presented by Voices of Diversity. "Our Communities Can’t Wait: Activism in Urgent Times" 6pm at the College of Social Work

Studio Sessions with Travel Tips for Aztlan

February 24, 2018

Feature poet on studio sessions for Travel Tips for Aztlan Radio Show Live on KPFK 90.7 Pacifica.

UC Riverside Mujer Conference

February 24, 2018

Mujeres Unidas de UCR-Mujer Conference. Invited presentation.

KPCC's Unheard LA

February 18, 2018

KPCC's Unheard LA Live in Mid-City at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center will feature an eclectic mix of storytellers from across Southern California.


February 3, 2018

CACCCHE Student Scholar Conference 
Ed Talk "Redefining Success" and 
Poetry Workshop co-facilitated with Matt Sedillo

Studio Sessions with Travel Tips for Aztlan KPFK 90.7

January 27, 2018

Feature poet on studio sessions for Travel Tips for Aztlan Radio Show Live on KPFK 90.7 Pacifica.

UC Students of Color Conference

January 27, 2018

"The Mexican American War Never Ended" Representing the Southwest Political Report with co-founder/presenter Matt Sedillo.

Left Coast Forum

November 2-3, 2017

Poetry performance with Matt Sedillo at Conference Opening and Workshop (Saturday)

Mira Costa College

October 20, 2017

Barrio Empowerment Conference
Co-Keynote Speech/Poetry with Matt Sedillo
Workshop: Relearning History

Fresno State University

October 11-12, 2017

Indigenous Peoples Day Workshop: Unlearning History
Poetry: Community Performance

San Berdoo Grandstand

August 31, 2017

San Bernardino, CA

Garcia Center for the Arts
Poetry feature

Pink Door Writing Retreat

July 2017

Accepted to the Pink Door Writing Retreat in upstate NY. Sharing poetry at Poetry and Pie event.

Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS)

July 2017

Sonoma State University hosting MALCS conference. Accepted to present poetry/writing workshop focused on WOC experiences in academia and a research paper presentation

Cal Poly Pomona

May 25, 2017

Presenter/Poet at Conference sponsored by Communication  Department-Commday2017

UC Irvine

May 18, 2017

Poetry/Writing Workshop

UC Riverside

April 29, 2017

Poetry and writing workshop for a Chicano/Latino Youth Empowerment Conference.

Adelante Mujer Latina

April 22, 2017

Creative writing/poetry workshop for a young women and girls empowerment conference at Pasadena Community College.

Honoring Women Educators

April 10, 2017

Panel featuring 3 women educators from Riverside County honoring their personal/professional journeys and achievements.

Harvard University

April 7, 2017

Research presentation on the Experiences of Latinx community college students and redefining achievement and success.

OC Ethnic Studies Summit

April 1, 2017

Opening poet at conference welcome and poetry workshop presenter.


March 23-24th, 2017

Irvine, CA
Annual meeting of the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies. I will be presenting a paper that is based on a portion of my dissertation on Latinx community college students and the ways in which they (re)define achievement and success in higher education.


March 25, 2017

Poetry Workshop and Reading

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