Ms. Arce is appearing courtesy of the Pima County Public Library
Julissa Arce was named one of People en Español’s 25 Most Powerful Woman of 2017. She is a leading voice in the fight for social justice, immigrant rights, and education equality. Julissa is a contributor to Crooked Media, CNBC, and one of the hosts of Crooked Conversations. Her book, "My Underground American Dream" is currently being developed as a television series at Twentieth Century Fox Television.
She is a sought-after speaker and political commentator, she gives talks events such as Tedx, the White House Latino Policy Summit, the Democratic National Convention, Politicon and the Forbes Reinventing America Summit. Her writing has been published on Crooked Media, Huffington Post, Fusion, CNN, CNN en Español, The Hill and Univision. She serves on the board of directors of the National Immigration Law Center and CollegeSpring. She has received the Los Angeles Times Latinos de Hoy Emerging Leader Award, the NAHREP's Vanguard Award, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation Inspira Award, among other recognitions.