CCSS 2022 Speakers
Own Voices and Efrén Divided
Saturday, March 5
10:10 AM - 11:10 AM
Author Ernesto Cisnero will discuss being a part of the OwnVoice movement with his debut middle grade novel
about family, friendship, and tearing down the walls being built between all of us. Efrén Divided is an award
winning novel documenting the story of a young boy's experience with immigration policy in contemporary America. Cisneros will share about the novel and his experiences as a middle school teacher in Santa Ana, CA.