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News Posted on May 7, 2013

Professor Reynoso Delivers Keynote at ‘Justice for Our Communities' Conference

Professor Cruz Reynoso delivered the keynote address at "Justice for Our Communities! Families Organizing to Resist Police Brutality and Abuse," a conference held April 27 at Oxnard Community College.  The conference was hosted by Oxnard College MEChA and featured the involvement of dozens of community organizations. Professor Reynoso's speech called for community civic engagement and voter participation, and was covered by media including the Ventura Star.

A member of the UC Davis School of Law faculty since 2001, Professor Reynoso is an internationally known civil rights leader, the first Latino to sit on the California Supreme Court, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.  He has been awarded the UC Davis Medal, the university's highest honor, and the Law School has established the Cruz & Jeannene Reynoso Scholarship for Legal Access to help students with financial needs.