KXCI PUBLIC AFFAIRS
She initially intended to attend classes and meet with students in the schools, but declined when TUSD officials rejected her request to bring the media with her to the classrooms. Writer Ana Castillo decided to move into a community venue for all to attend. Before the public reading, Dr. Castillo met separately with students who were enrolled in Mexican American Studies and discussed her writing which was a pivotal part of the program. Following the public presentation, Ana Castillo attended a Save Ethic Studies fundraiser and taught a workshop the next day.