Gayle Romasanta is currently touring the U.S to educate the public about Filipino American labor leader, Larry Itliong, and will be in Alaska this week reading the book and talking about Larry Itliong in elementary school classrooms.
A hot topic in education right now is the current debate about California's Ethnic Studies model curriculum. Gayle Romasanta, co-author of the illustrated children's book Journey For Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong, brings a great perspective to the debate of Ethnic Studies as publisher of the first book of its kind about a Filipino American historical figure that has been largely unrecognized.
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Gayle speaks about the importance of Ethnic Studies in this interview on Adobo Nation (ABS-CBN).