President Joe Biden appointed Murillo, professor of education and executive director and founder of Latino Education & Advocacy Days (LEAD), to the President’s Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics.
The LEAD Summit at Cal State San Bernardino brings together educators, researchers, artists, students, parents, activists and others who share a common interest and commitment to education issues that impact Latinos. This year’s summit takes place Sept. 30.
Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) discussed the upcoming LEAD Summit XI at CSUSB on Sept. 30, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the extremist group the Oath Keepers.
“One thing that we teach our students here in Upward Bound at Cal State San Bernardino is the power of telling your story, and taking the power of your story to help others,” says Dalia Hernández.
First-generation student Emmanuel Castaneda says his motivation stems from his family, providing him with the constant encouragement to keep going academically and personally.
The report by national think tank Third Way shows Hispanic-Serving Institutions top the list of their Economic Mobility Index, including Cal State San Bernardino ranked at No. 8.
Rosalio Muñoz’s talk is part of this year’s theme for the LEAD Summit revisiting and commemorating social movements from the last 50 years, including the birth of Chicano-ethnic studies, the school walkouts/blowouts, bilingual education and the Chicano Moratorium.
The celebrations, discussions and events are designed to provide the CSUSB community with the chance to explore and become immersed in Hispanic and Latinx culture via different points of reference.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was appointed to California’s Commission on the State of Hate, Guillermo Escalante (kinesiology), was named to fellowship in the HACU Leadership Academy, and Michael Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2022 State of Entrepreneurship Minority Report.