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Los Angeles Times Celebrates L.A. Poet Laureate Luis J. Rodríguez as His Term Nears Completion October 5, 2016: Danielle Brazell, general manager of Los Angeles’s Department of Cultural Affairs, describes Luis J. Rodríguez as an inspiration to “vibrant communities across L.A.” Now city [...] by

An Interview With Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis Rodriguez August 10, 2016: Los Angeles poet laureate Luis Rodriquez is interviewed at the Huffington Post, talking about (and to) his former self–Rodriguez was once active in a street gang, and is known for his memoir, [...] by

The New Los Angeles Poet Laureate Is Luis Rodriguez October 13, 2014: Los Angeles Times announces LA’s new Poet Laureate! The position goes to poet, youth activist, and memoirist Luis Rodriguez, author of Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. [...] by

Writer & gang interventionist Luis J. Rodriguez March 15, 2011: Luis J. Rodriguez is a poet, memoirist, and a founder of Chicago’s Guild Complex, among other organizations. He’s also a community activist who works to keep kids out of gangs. Rodriguez [...] by