Marjorie Orellana

Marjorie Orellana

Marjorie Orellana is a UCLA education professor is a Fellow of the Sudikoff Family Institute for Education & New Media, an initiative that supports the public engagement of faculty at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies.

Articles by this author

A crowd holds signs reading "On strike for our students." Views
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Why I Stand With UTLA’s Fight for Teachers, Families and Children
I walked the line in ’89. I was a teacher in Los Angeles Unified School District when the teachers’ union (UTLA) led the last teachers’ strike. Now I’m a professor of education, seeing things from a different angle. I’m happy to report one big difference between 1989 and now: LA teachers are asking...
Read more
Guatemalan deportee Eric Perez embraces his daughter after he arrived on an ICE deportation flight on February 9, 2017 to Guatemala City, Guatemala.(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Views
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Kharma, Interconnectedness, and the Immigrant Crisis
“Don’t come to our country illegally,” President Trump blasted in a recent tweet, his solution to the current immigrant crisis – one in which thousands of immigrants are fleeing violence in Central America and attempting to cross into the United States. He went on to emphasize the importance of...
Read more