Contributor biographical information for Hearts and hands : creating community in violent times / Luis Rodriguez.


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Best known for his autobiographical account, Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. (1993), LUIS J. RODRIGUEZ has written for the Nation, Grand Street, Los Angeles Weekly, and Americas Review, among others. Winner of a National Book Award, a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, and an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship for poetry, Rodri;guez is also the founder of Ti;a Chucha Press, publishing emerging, socially conscious poets. He lives in San Fernando, Calif., with his wife, Trina, and their family.]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Problem youth -- United States.
Juvenile delinquents -- United States.
Gang members -- United States.
Youth and violence -- United States.
Social integration -- United States.
Community life -- United States.