Dr. César Cruz

Educational Activist, Author & Co-Founder of Homies Empowerment; Dean of Secondary Schools Program at Harvard University

Dr. César Cruz Biography

Dr. César Cruz is a gang violence prevention advocate and Dean of Secondary Schools Program at Harvard University.

From marching 76-straight miles, to hunger striking for 26 days, Dr. Cruz has dedicated his life to justice. Born in México, he migrated to the U.S. with a single mother. Cruz grew up in South Central L.A. and moved to study at UC Berkeley earning a B.A.-History. A 25-year vet in education, served as Dean at Arise High in Oakland where he co-founded the Homies Empowerment Program. Dr. Cruz developed the Avenues Project bringing music and arts programs to youth who have been deeply marginalized in Oakland, CA.

He is the author of Revenge of The Illegal Alien, and Bang for Freedom, which is a book offering ethnic studies to youth who are being pulled into street life. Dr. Cruz was the first Mexican immigrant male to receive his Doctorate in Educational Leadership at Harvard University in the Ed.L.D. Program.

Currently, he is designing his own high school, Homies Empowerment for youth who have been previously incarcerated and is building it based on gang, street, communal and Indigenous assets.

According to Christian Science Monitor, Dr. Cruz is considered one of America’s 30 education thought leaders. Amidst all the accolades, he is proudest to be a husband, and father of three children: Olin, Amaru and Quetzali.

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Dr. César Cruz Videos

Dr. César Cruz honors MLK with keynote address
2016 Harvard Latinx Graduation - Cesar A. Cruz
Cesar Cruz on the Meredith Vieira Show

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Dr. César Cruz Videos

Dr. César Cruz honors MLK with keynote address
2016 Harvard Latinx Graduation - Cesar A. Cruz
Cesar Cruz on the Meredith Vieira Show

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