LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June is Audiobook Month and the proper alternative to take a look at Power Shift – How Latinos in California Transformed Politics in America, narrated by Thom Rivera and just lately launched in audiobook format on Amazon, Audible and iTunes.
Initially printed in August 2018 by the Berkeley Public Coverage Press, the publishing imprint of the Institute of Governmental Research at UC Berkeley, Energy Shift shortly rose to the highest of Amazon’s “Scorching New Releases in Political Management” on August 31, 2018.
Co-authored by George L. Pla, Founder & CEO of Cordoba Corporation, and David R. Ayón, a Senior Strategist and Advisor to Latino Choices and school lecturer at Loyola Marymount College and UC Berkeley, Energy Shift recounts the origins and growth of ten Los Angeles Latino leaders, “Los Diez,” who reworked politics and authorities, forging a progressive political custom within the course of. The e book chronicles the breakthrough election of the primary Mexican American to the Los Angeles Metropolis Council in 1949 to right this moment’s management of California and its heavyweight position within the nationwide political panorama.
“As Secretary Leon Panetta penned in his Foreword for Energy Shift, the e book is a part of the nice American story within the battle for equality in our democracy,” acknowledged co-author George L. Pla. “Whereas the angle focuses on Latino politics, it’s an American story and echoes the expertise of different ethnic teams that rose to prominence in earlier generations of American politics.”
After a profitable e book launch at Los Angeles Metropolis Corridor in August 2018, co-authors Pla and Ayón launched into a e book tour at schools and universities all through California. The tour, which included panel discussions that includes a number of of the leaders featured in Energy Shift, culminated with an occasion on the State Capitol with Governor Gavin Newsom. George Pla and David Ayón have additionally supplied Energy Shift displays to civic, enterprise, and neighborhood organizations.
With the elevated curiosity in ethnic research in California, Energy Shift’s detailed historic account of the Latino political expertise is a novel useful resource to assist each highschool and better schooling curricula. The Energy Shift group is assembly with educators and directors from California’s neighborhood faculty, UC and CSU methods to evaluate Energy Shift for potential textbook adoptions. An abridged model of Energy Shift is at the moment beneath growth for the “Younger Reader” for highschool ethnic research programs.
For data concerning Energy Shift or to buy a duplicate of the e book, please go to: www.PowerShiftBooks.com.