Sergio Barrera, a 23 year old resident of Pharr, Texas, is a current graduate student pursuing a Master’s of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing in Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Barrera has been involved in many student organizations including the Latino Fraternity Phi Iota Alpha, La Unión de Chicanxs Hijxs de Aztlán and was even the cheerleading captain as an undergraduate. Barrera is deeply committed to social justice and educational equity for students of color. He has been accepted into a number of PhD programs with the intent to become a professor and continue mentoring students of color, Latinos in particular, at the post-secondary level.
Come join us for a staged reading of Roses From Castile, a new play by Robert Paul Moreira.
Set in the aftermath of the Mexica Conquest, Roses From Castile (re)imagines the characters, cultures, and conflicts leading up to the apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531.