Dec 22, 2017
Celebrate the new year by returning to Odyssey's first storytelling event of 2017, the Labor show, which featured Cam Juarez on building community and telling the stories of the unheard. From his Odyssey biography:
Cam Juárez was born to migrant farm worker parents in Yuma, Arizona. His mother Adela helped to put 7 of her 9 children through college, with 5 of them earning advanced degrees from universities all over the country. Cam has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in Mexican American Studies; as well as a Master’s degree in Urban Planning –pursuing both degrees while working full-time. Cam is a community and education advocate, serving as both a founding member of the Arizona César E. Chávez Holiday Coalition and a Tucson Unified Governing Board member (2012- 2016). Cam joined the National Park Service in January 2016, serving as the Community Engagement Director for Saguaro National Park. Cam and his wife, Montserrat have a 7 year old son, Julián who is a second grader in TUSD.
This episode was performed and recorded in front of a live audience at The Screening Room on January 5th, 2017, and curated by Jen Nowicki Clark. For more information about Odyssey Storytelling, please visit www.odysseystorytelling.com