From Adversity to Advocacy: Jorge Carrillo's Journey

2/1/2024; 46 minutes

In his compelling talk, Jorge Carrillo takes the audience on a journey through his life, from growing up in California to becoming a prominent figure in the legal field. Carrillo reflects on the challenges he faced, including personal struggles and societal issues, offering insights into his experiences as a farm worker and his pivotal role in the implementation of the Agricultural Labor Relations Act. With sincerity and wisdom, he shares advice for students, emphasizing the importance of continuous learning, resilience, and seeking help when facing mental health challenges. Carrillo's talk is not just a personal narrative; it's an inspiring testament to the transformative power of education and the impact individuals can have on their communities. (#38315)

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