OXNARD, Calif., Oct. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxnard College Institute for Latino Performing Arts presents a special evening with actress Judy Reyes and immigrant rights activist Julissa Arce with host Rick Najera on Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00pm as part of Oxnard College's Latino Thought Makers series. Entrance to the event is free.
"We are thrilled to bring this level of talent to the stage," said Oxnard College vice president of academic affairs and student learning, Ken Sherwood. "The audience has a rare opportunity to see established and influential talent live and up close followed by an engaging Q&A and meet and greet following the show."
Currently starring in Lifetime's hit show Devious Maids, Judy Reyes is best known for her leading role as the sassy, no-nonsense nurse Carla Espinosa on the hit comedy series "Scrubs." Among a long list of acting and producing credits, Reyes is also co-founder of the Sound of Gol Foundation; an initiative designed as a nonprofit to help other nonprofits all around the world through soccer and entertainment.
Julissa Arce is an immigrant rights activist, speaker, writer and chairman of the Ascend Educational Fund. She is the former Director of Public Affairs at Define American, a media organization that uses the power of story to change culture around immigration and citizenship. Prior to joining Define American, she built a successful career on Wall Street working at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch.
Hosted by award-winning writer-director-speaker and comedian Rick Najera, Latino Thought Makers Series is an initiative designed to engage, educate and entertain and has showcased prominent Latinos in Hollywood including Edward James Olmos, Esai Morales, Cesar Chavez family, the cast of Hulu's East Los High and more. View Latino Thought Makers here: https://vimeo.com/127667928
Latino Thought Makers hosted by Rick Najera featuring special guests Judy Reyes and Julissa Arce on Wednesday, October 21; Doors open at 6:30pm, Show at 7:00pm at Oxnard College Performing Arts Center, 4000 S. Rose Ave, Oxnard, CA 93033. Entrance and parking are free. RSVP to [email protected] for best seats.
For more information, visit http://www.oxnardcollege.edu/academic/departments/oxnard-college-arts or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/OCPAC.
SOURCE Oxnard College