Posts tagged "Edward James Olmos"

Latino Book & Family Festival in Cicero this weekend

Latino Book & Family Festival in Cicero this weekend
The Latino Book & Family Festival is taking place this weekend in Cicero. The 13th annual festival, presented by actor Edward James Olmos, will feature dozens of authors, educational workshops, book signings, poetry readings, children’s events, live entertainment and exhibitor booths. The event will be at Unity school, 2100 S. Laramie Ave., and is free... Read more »

Jaime Escalante: a teacher with ganas

Teachers often don’t get all the credit they deserve. But one teacher, Jaime Escalante, represented the best of what a teacher can be and how a teacher can motivate his students. Escalante taught students in the barrio of East Los Angeles to do advanced math and calculus, and his amazing work was chronicled in the... Read more »