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Read 2 Succeed: Fall 2022

Information on current and Past Read 2 Succeed Events.

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The Wilfred J. Airey Library, PUENTE & the Unity Zone are excited to announce the Read 2 Succeed book selection for Fall 2022:

Copies are available in the library. Come and pick up a copy today!

If you need a personal copy of the book, a limited number of copies are available. Email Damon Nance to request a copy.

Faculty: Contact Amy Fudge at the Norco College Bookstore to make this a text for your course.

Spring 2022 featured Author:


Julissa Arce Author

About the Author:  

Julissa Arce is a writer, activist, and social changemaker. She is the nationally best-selling author of My (Underground) American Dream and Someone Like Me. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, TIME MagazineCNN, CNBCVogue and other outlets. Her newest book, You Sound Like a White Girl: The Case for Rejecting Assimilation, is a powerful dual polemic and manifesto against the myth that assimilation leads to happiness and belonging for immigrants in America. Instead, she calls for a celebration of our uniqueness, our origins, our heritage, and the beauty of the differences that actually make us Americans. Julissa was named one of People en Español’s 25 Most Powerful Women of 2017 and 2022, and 2018’s Woman of the Year by the City of Los Angeles. She is a leading voice in the fight for social justice, immigrant rights and education equality.

Other Writing from Julissa Arce