September 24th, 2002 - 7:00p.m. University Theatre
Edward James Olmos is an Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning
actor, as well as a producer, director, and community activist.
He also makes time to participate in many humanitarian efforts,
serving as the U.S. Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF and as
national spokesperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
Olmos is the executive director of the Lives In Hazard Educational
Project, a national gang prevention program funded by the
U.S. Department of Justice. His lecture is sponsored by the
Hispanic Heritage Month Planning Committee.