On Wednesday,   Sept. 9, 5-8 p.m. PT , the Latino Communications Institute (LCI) will host its second annual alumni awards night. The keynote speaker at this free, virtual event will be   Jean Guerrero , an award-winning investigative journalist and author of   Hatemonger: Stephen Miller, Donald Trump and the White Nationalist AgendaOpens in new window   Opens in new window . Her first book,   Crux: A Cross-Border MemoirOpens in new window   Opens in new window , won a PEN Literary Award. Ms. Guerrero is an Emmy-winning border reporter, contributing to NPR, the PBS NewsHour and more. The event will be emceed by ABC7/LA community journalist and COMM alumnus   Eric Resendiz . The event also includes opportunity drawings for autographed copies of Ms. Guerrero’s books! Register   hereOpens in new window   Opens in new window .

The 2nd Annual Alumni Awards Night for the Latino Communications Institute (Sept. 9) featured an amazing keynote by award-winning author and investigative journalist Jean GuerreroCongratulations to this year’s LCI alumni award winners: Sabrina Valles (class of 2014), Lucio Villa (class of 2011), Eric Resendiz (class of 2016), and LCI founding director Dr. Inez Gonzalez. Thanks to Dr. Ricardo Valencia (COMM) for serving on this year’s awards selection committee. You can watch the formal program  here Opens in new window . HUGE thanks to Eraj Shadaram and Nathan Jeffers for their hard work producing this special event and to Jennifer Vu and Linda Lui for their events support!