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TEDxSoCal - Lalo Alcaraz - A Cartoonist's Guide to Life

Lalo Alcaraz is the creator of the nationally syndicated and politically charged Latino comic strip La Cucaracha, featured daily in the Los Angeles Times, Denver Post, Arizona Republic, Houston Chronicle, Chicago Sun-Times, San Diego Tribune, and 75 other major newspapers. He began his illustrious career drawing editorial cartoons at his college paper, the Daily Aztec, at San Diego State University. Today Lalo is a one-of-a-kind cartoonist, satirist and writer who captures the essence of the country's changing cultural and political landscape like no other. Bringing a young fearless Latino sensibility to his political and social commentary, his is a fresh voice whose unabashedly pro-immigrant, progressive stance about the need for a multicultural visibility in the media is long overdue. His latest books are La Cucaracha and Migra Mouse. Lalo co-edits the satirical magazine, POCHO. ABOUT TEDX In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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