Caminos Summer Bridge Celebration at SJCC

The Undergraduate Success Center in collaboration with the San Jose City College has invited motivational speaker, Dr. César Cruz, to participate at SJCC’s Caminos Summer Bridge Celebration on July 25th 2019. The one-hour educational-outreach presentation will emphasize the value of higher education as a foundation for success.

Dr. César A. Cruz, veteran educator, will speak about the educational roadblocks (20-foot borders) impacting our educational attainment and the way to over come them channeling our intergenerational wisdom (21-foot ladders).

Date and Time

  • Thursday, July 25, 2019
  • 12:00PM - 1:30PM
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Location

  • San Jose City College
  • Metas Center
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From marching 76-straight miles, to hunger striking for 26 days, Dr. César A. Cruz is dedicated to justice. Raised in Guadalajara, Compton, and Oakland, he’s now a 23-year veteran educator and co-founder of HomiesEmpowerment.co which is evolving to become a school. He was the first Mexican immigrant male to received his Doctorate in Ed. Leadership (Ed.L.D.) at Harvard University where he co-taught/co-founded the Ethnic Studies for Educators course. He is an author, and considered one of America’s 30 education thought leaders by the Christian Science Monitor. However, he’s proudest to be a husband, and father of three: Olin, Amaru, and Quetzali.