Cal Humanities

"Part of resilience is finding joy, finding beauty, finding love."

— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

"Part of resilience is finding joy, finding beauty, finding love."

— George Takei, Actor, Author, Director, Activist

Luis Valdez, Writer, & Teacher

“Communicate ideas through stories.”

From the migrant labor fields to Hollywood, Luis  Valdez remains true to his original vision…  performance that addresses the Chicano  experience in America in a context meaningful to  all Americans. Valdez’s credits include founder &  artistic director of the internationally renowned  El Teatro Campesino, recipient of the 2015  National Medal of Arts, and founding member of  the California Arts Council.