Lalo Alcaraz

Creator of the Comic Strip "La Cucaracha", Producer and Consultant for Nickelodeon Animation, Co-Host of KPFK Radio's "The Pocho Hour of Power"

Lalo Alcaraz Biography

Lalo Alcaraz is an award-winning visual/media artist and television/film writer based in Los Angeles who has been chronicling the ascendancy of Latinos in the US for a quarter century.

This Chicano artist is the creator of the syndicated daily comic strip, "La Cucaracha" as seen in the L.A. Times and other papers nationwide. Previously, he was an editorial cartoonist for The LA Weekly from 1992-2010 and now creates editorial cartoons in English and Spanish for Andrews McMeel Syndication Daily Kos and various newspapers, including Philadelphia’s Al Dia News. A prolific political cartoonist, Lalo is the winner of five Southern California Press Awards for Best Editorial Cartoon.

His work has appeared on 60 Minutes, CBS News, NBC and Univision and hundreds of publications. Lalo's graphic novel and cartoon books include the New York Times Bestseller A Most Imperfect Union, Latino USA: A Cartoon History, 15th Anniversary Edition, Migra Mouse: Political Cartoons On Immigration, and * La Cucaracha*. Lalo is a highly sought after Hollywood consultant and producer. Alcaraz was a writer and producer on the animated TV show “Bordertown” which ran one glorious season on Fox TV.

He is a Cultural Consultant on the Oscar-winning Day of the Dead-themed animated global hit Pixar movie COCO. He is also a Producer on the upcoming animated series Los Casagrandes for Nickelodeon TV.

Alcaraz is the co-host of KPFK Radio's satirical talk show, "The Pocho Hour of Power," heard on L.A.’s Pacifica station KPFK 90.7 FM. Lalo is a former illustration faculty member of Otis College of Fine Art & Design in Los Angeles.

He is a graduate of San Diego State University (BA in Art) and UC Berkeley (Master's in Architecture). Lalo was born in San Diego, California to Mexican immigrant parents from Sinaloa and Zacatecas. He is married to a public school teacher and they have three artistically talented children.

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Lalo Alcaraz Videos

A Conversation with Artist, Cartoonist, & Writer Lalo Alcaraz
Lalo Alcaraz - The Cartoon King
TEDxSoCal - Lalo Alcaraz - A Cartoonist's Guide to Life

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Lalo Alcaraz is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Lalo Alcaraz for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Lalo Alcaraz generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lalo Alcaraz for an upcoming event.

Lalo Alcaraz Videos

A Conversation with Artist, Cartoonist, & Writer Lalo Alcaraz
Lalo Alcaraz - The Cartoon King
TEDxSoCal - Lalo Alcaraz - A Cartoonist's Guide to Life

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