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PANELISTS

NALAC NATIONAL CONFERENCE. SEIZING THE MOMENT NOW

Charles Rice-González BAAD! Executive Director

Charles Rice-González, born in Puerto Rico and reared in the Bronx, NY, is a writer, long-time community and LGBT activist, publicist and Executive Director of BAAD!, the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance. Mr. Rice-González co-founded BAAD! with award-winning choreographer and dancer Arthur Aviles in 1998.

Jesus Barraza Artist

Jesus Barraza is an activist printmaker based in San Leandro, California. Using bold colors and high contrast images, his prints reflect both his local and global community and their resistance in a struggle to create a new world. Along with fellow Oaklandbased artist Melanie Cervantes, Barraza makes up the graphic arts collaboration Dignidad Rebelde.

Timothy Dorsey Open Society Foundations Program Officer

Timothy Dorsey is a program officer for U.S. Programs at the Open Society Foundations, where he conducts research and development around emerging areas of interest, coordinates rapid response grantmaking to urgent situations, and manages an initiative to support culturally rooted advocacy and arts-based strategies that advance social justice.

conference producer

DAN GUERRERO has been widely-acclaimed as a highly creative independent producer of diverse programming for network and cable television in both English and Spanish including NBC, PBS, HBO, FOX, Univision and Telemundo. At the same time, he has produced and directed plays, music and award shows and arts and culture galas at such prestigious venues as the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles for the LA Opera, the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque and the Cite de la Musique in Paris, France

He has been twice honored by the Imagen Foundation for his work and received an Imagen Award and an Alma Award nomination for “Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano,” a documentary he produced on his late father that aired nationally on PBS stations. Returning to his early roots, Guerrero has written and performs a critically acclaimed autobiographical solo show ¡Gaytino! that had a 2006 world premiere run produced by the Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles. He has been touring the play nationwide to continued rave reviews when not producing and directing. www.danguerrero.com www.gaytino.com

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2012 NALAC Conference Program Booklet  

The 2012 NALAC National Conference: Seizing the Moment NOW! was hosted in Philadelphia on October 17-21, 2012. Learn more about the National...

2012 NALAC Conference Program Booklet  

The 2012 NALAC National Conference: Seizing the Moment NOW! was hosted in Philadelphia on October 17-21, 2012. Learn more about the National...

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