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First Gen: A Memoir

Alejandra Campoverdi
In conversation with Jean Guerrero
September 28, 2023

From former White House aide to President Obama and Harvard graduate, Alejandra Campoverdi comes a riveting unflinching memoir on navigating social mobility as a first gen Latina.  She offers a broad examination of the unacknowledged emotional tolls of being a trailblazer. Join us as we follow Campoverdi’s journey, from being a child of welfare to becoming a candidate for U.S. Congress. Part memoir, part manifesto, First Gen is a story of generational inheritance, aspiration, and belonging – a poignant journey to “reclaim the parts of ourselves we sacrificed in order to survive.”

Campoverdi was in conversation with author and L.A. Times columnist with Jean Guerrero.

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