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Gilda Ochoa

Gilda L. Ochoa has received awards for teaching and writing on Chicanas/os-Latinas/os, education, and race/ethnicity. Her most recent book, Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap, was named as one of 35 books that all educators of African American and Latino students must read. It has also received awards from the Asian American Studies Association, the American Sociological Association, and the Society for the Study of Social Problem for its focus on race and eradicating racism. Ochoa’s earlier books include Becoming Neighbors in a Mexican American Community, Learning from Latino Teachers, and Latina/o Los Angeles. Her work has also appeared in public media outlets such as Rethinking Schools, Truthout, CounterPunch, Alternet, LA Progressive, and the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. Her poetry can be found at Latino Rebels and Latinx Spaces.