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}}{{tnr}}{{submit a bio}}'''Luis Rodriguez''' {{2014is}} a [[Green Party]] candidate for [[Governor of California]] in the [[California gubernatorial election, 2014|2014 elections]].
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}}{{tnr}}{{submit a bio}}'''Luis Rodriguez''' (b. 1954) {{2014is}} a [[Green Party]] candidate for [[Governor of California]] in the [[California gubernatorial election, 2014|2014 elections]].
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Rodriguez was involved in a street gang in East Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s. He was imprisoned for some off the crimes he committed during this era when he was 18 years old. He went on to a career in journalism after being released.<ref name=history/> He later became an author of several genres and political activist. His memoir about gang life, "Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A.," was published in 1993, and was ranked number 63 on the American Library Associations's "Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009" list.<ref>[http://www.ala.org/bbooks/top-100-bannedchallenged-books-2000-2009 ''American Library Association,'' "Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009," accessed August 14, 2013]</ref>
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Rodriguez has also volunteered extensively in prisons. He co-founded nonprofit [http://www.tiachucha.com/ Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore] in the Northeast San Fernando Valley.<ref>[http://www.luisjrodriguez.com/bio/bio.html ''Luis J. Rodriguez personal site,'' "Biography," accessed August 14, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Rodriguez is married to his third wife, Trini Rodriguez. He has four children: Ramiro, Andrea, Ruben and Luis. Ramiro is incarcerated in an Illinois State Prison.<ref name=history>[http://www.luisjrodriguez.com/history/history.html ''Luis J. Rodriguez personal site,'' "History," accessed August 14, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Luis Rodriguez (b. 1954) is a Green Party candidate for Governor of California in the 2014 elections.

Biography

Rodriguez was involved in a street gang in East Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s. He was imprisoned for some off the crimes he committed during this era when he was 18 years old. He went on to a career in journalism after being released.[1] He later became an author of several genres and political activist. His memoir about gang life, "Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A.," was published in 1993, and was ranked number 63 on the American Library Associations's "Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009" list.[2]

Rodriguez has also volunteered extensively in prisons. He co-founded nonprofit Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore in the Northeast San Fernando Valley.[3]

Elections

2014

See also: California gubernatorial election, 2014

Rodriguez is running for election to the office of Governor of California. Rodriguez is seeking the Green Party nomination in the primary on June 3, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Personal

Rodriguez is married to his third wife, Trini Rodriguez. He has four children: Ramiro, Andrea, Ruben and Luis. Ramiro is incarcerated in an Illinois State Prison.[1]

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