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

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

Celebrity Guest Speakers, Honorees Antonio Jaramillo, Rick Najera, Luis Guzman to initiate New After-School Enrichment Program

Actors Luis Guzman, Antonio Jaramillo and Rick Najera Initiate 1st Annual Semillas Project

The Foundation for Hispanic Education Announces First Annual Semillas Project Fundraiser with Celebrity Guest Speakers, Honorees  Award-winning Actors Luis Guzman, Antonio Jaramillo and Rick Najera to initiate New After-School Enrichment Digital Media and Health Program, March 11 at Mexican Heritage Plaza   SAN JOSE, CA – The Foundation for Hispanic Education has announced its first annual … Read moreCelebrity Guest Speakers, Honorees Antonio Jaramillo, Rick Najera, Luis Guzman to initiate New After-School Enrichment Program

Rick Najera, Jennifer Lopez, America Ferrera Among Most Powerful and Influential Latinos in Entertainment

Recently, Rick Najera was honored as “Most Powerful & Influential Latinos in Entertainment” by The Imagen Foundation in a private ceremony held in Los Angeles.   In this 8th installment, 50 Latinos in Hollywood were recognized for their contributions and achievements in the entertainment industry including Rick Najera, Jennifer Lopez, America Ferrera, Alfonso Cuarón,  Cris Abrego … Read moreRick Najera, Jennifer Lopez, America Ferrera Among Most Powerful and Influential Latinos in Entertainment

SAG-AFTRA to Celebrate Works of Rick Najera

SAG-AFTRA to Celebrate the Works of Rick Najera

On Tuesday, November 1, SAG-AFTRA will celebrate the achievements and works of award-winning writer, director, performer, author, speaker and comedian Rick Najera. When: 7 p.m.,Tuesday, Nov. 1 Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza James Cagney Boardroom – Lobby Level 5757 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 Complimentary entrance with RSVP to mark.funk@sagaftra.org Parking … Read moreSAG-AFTRA to Celebrate Works of Rick Najera

Rick Najera Signs 3-Year Renewal Deal with CBS

Award-winning writer/director/actor/author Rick Najera

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rick Najera Signs 3-Year Renewal Deal with CBS to Direct its Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2016) – Award-winning television and film screenwriter, director, author and sketch comedian, Rick Najera has renewed his contract with CBS to direct its annual Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase for another three years. “I’ve worked with … Read moreRick Najera Signs 3-Year Renewal Deal with CBS

Rick Najera to Present Keynote Address at World Affairs Conference, Sept 26

Award-winning writer/director/actor/author Rick Najera

Writer and guest star of Hulu’s Emmy-nominated original series East Los High, Rick Najera, will speak at the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s World Affairs Conference. Experts from across the world will discuss migration at the James E. Smith Midwest Conference on World Affairs Sept. 26-27 in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room. Speakers representing … Read moreRick Najera to Present Keynote Address at World Affairs Conference, Sept 26