Renteria Brings “Barrio” Life Story to Students

December 6, 2017.

“Don’t let where you came from dictate who you are, but let it be part of who you become” is the quote from internationally acclaimed author Robert Renteria’s book From the Barrio to the Board Room. His books, From the Barrio to the Board Room, with the curriculum for Classroom, the graphic novel, “Mi Barrio” and the activity coloring book “Little Barrio” are demonstrating that dreams can be realized through education, determination, perseverance, and hard work. Mr. Renteria spoke at two assemblies and shared his message of hope and perseverance no matter what life throws our way. Students enjoyed his inspirational message and having the opportunity to meet with him.



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