New Short Film “The Janitor” Humanizes Immigration Debate with a Powerful Take on 9/11

A Cuban actor, a Jewish director, and a Syrian producer walk into a storage room in Portland, Oregon and ask, “Who is America?” The answer is a powerful, new short film entitled “The Janitor,” penned by Los Angeles based writer and producer Rick Najera. To be released on 911, the filmmakers produced the short as…

Rick Najera at Taco Shop movie premiere

Writer / Performer Rick Najera Adds Comedic Magic in New Film, Taco Shop

New Slapstick Comedy is a Journey for Taco Supremacy Starrings Tyler Posey, Felipe Esparza, & Paula Jai-Parker HOLLYWOOD, CA – May 1, 2018 – Actor-Writer-Comedian, Rick Najera (East Los High, Nothing Like The Holidays, In Living Color) co-stars in the new comedy, Taco Shop which he also co-wrote the screenplay with Oskar Toruno.  The film…

Rick Najera Launches New Show on SoundCloud

Latino Thought Makers, Created and Hosted by Rick Najera, Highlighting Diverse Voices and Influential Latinos, Now on SoundCloud, the world’s leading social sound platform   LOS ANGELES, CA [February 9, 2018] Rick Najera and his inspirational interview series, Latino Thought Makers, makes its debut on SoundCloud, the world’s leading social sound platform at www.soundcloud.com/latinothoughtmakers.  …

Entertainment Industry’s Rick Najera to Receive Visionary Award at Stanford, May 6

8th Annual Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit (SVLLS) to Feature Workshops, Speakers and Industry Leader Awards [May 1, 2017] On Saturday, May 6, award-winning actor-writer-director-author and comedian Rick Najera will be presented with the 2017 Visionary Silicon Valley Latino Leadership Summit Award taking place at Stanford Faculty Club, 439 Lagunita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 from…