Guadalupe Carrasco Cardona
Guadalupe Cardona has been an Ethnic Studies and Theatre educator for 23 years. She is dedicated to developing critical curriculum and facilitating cultural productions. She accomplishes this by fusing her curriculum and pedagogy with community cultural knowledge and a focus on auto-biographical counter narrative. Guadalupe has spent her personal life and career (re)membering herself and helps others on their quest for self-identity and the tools for telling their own stories.
Guadalupe is the chair of the Association of Raza Educators Los Angeles, co-founder of XOCHITL Los Angeles, member of LAUSD’s Ethnic Studies Curriculum Committee, member of Ethnic Studies Now Coalition’s Coordinating Committee, and founding member of the Liberated Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum Coalition.
She has earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chicanx Studies and Latin American Studies from UCLA and a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, Language and Literacy from ASU. She is now pursuing her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at Cal State Northridge and is set to graduate Class of 2024.