Sharing Stories on Stage with Cheech Marin, Rick Najera

On the evening of Wednesday, April 16, 2019, Rick Najera welcomed legendary comedian, actor and avid Chicano art collector Cheech Marin to the stage for a night of dialogue and inspiration providing the audience with a rare look into the duo’s shared history.     The Latino Thought Makers show was part of the 11th … Read moreSharing Stories on Stage with Cheech Marin, Rick Najera

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

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

Rick Najera at Taco Shop movie premiere

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 … Read moreWriter / Performer Rick Najera Adds Comedic Magic in New Film, Taco Shop

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.   … Read moreRick Najera Launches New Show on SoundCloud

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 … Read moreEntertainment Industry’s Rick Najera to Receive Visionary Award at Stanford, May 6