A reading by award-winning Chicano poet and author Luis Rodriguez took place on Sept. 20,
as part of Latino Heritage Month at California State University, Dominguez Hills.
Rodriguez is best known for his 1993 memoir, Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days
in L.A., about his life in an East Los Angeles gang. His candid portrayal of gang
life won critical acclaim, including the Carl Sandburg Literary Award, a New York
Times Notable Book designation, and a Chicago Sun-Times Book Award.