A Promise to our Youth: Prevention and Intervention

Broadcast on September 17, 2011
With Luis J. Rodriguez & Benita Tsao

Luis J. Rodriguez

Author of fourteen books in poetry, literature & nonfiction, including "Always Running, La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A."

Luis J. Rodriguez is the author of fourteen books in poetry, children's literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the bestselling memoir "Always Running, La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A." He's cofounder of Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural and Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley, founder/editor of Tia Chucha Press, and founder of Barking Rooster Entertainment. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Fox News Latino, National Public Radio's Latino USA, U.S. News & World Report, Grand Street, Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer magazine, The Nation, the Progressive, and the Huffington Post, among others. His latest book is the sequel to "Always Running," entitled "It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing" (Touchstone Books/Simon & Schuster).