Democracy's Living Room: The Mexican American Experience

Our panel of nine guests will discuss the Mexican American experience in NYC as well as current issues affecting the Mexican American community. Guests include: Maria Hinojosa, senior correspondent for NOW on PBS and managing editor of NPR’s Latino USA; Daniel Jaquez, freelance theater director and the artistic director of Calpulli Mexican Dance Company; Zarela Martinez, owner of Zarela restaurant; Angelo Cabrera, founder of CUNY's Mexican Student Alliance; Ambassador Rubén Beltrán, Consul General of Mexico in New York; Joel Magallan, executive director of Asociacion Tepeyac de New York, Inc.;Dr. Guillermo Perez-Perez, Associate Professor of Medicine and Microbiology at the NYU Langone Medical Center; Cindy Rodriquez, WNYC reporter; and Virginia Rodriguez, field producer for Casa Puebla TV.