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Enrique Morones is a Human Rights activist born in San Diego to Mexican parents who instilled in him a deep love for Mexico, spiritual faith and social justice. He is driven by the passage “for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink.” Matthew 25:35 Enrique has a history of firsts—In 1998 he was the first person to be granted dual citizenship with Mexico, the first president of the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Vice President in Major League Sports with the San Diego Padres bringing the first ever regular season games outside the US/Canada, the President and Founder of House of Mexico and President and Founder of Border Angels (saving migrant lives), an all volunteer group. Enrique has been featured on NBC, CNN, CBS, BBC, NPR, Univision’s Don Francisco Presenta, Televisa Nacional, Rocio en Telemundo and in countless other international media around the world. He frequently lectures and has more than held his own on shows with Bill O’Reilly and Lou Dobbs. Morones promotes the TRUTH about the migrant community. As a founder of GENTE UNIDA (a human rights border coalition) in May of 2005, he has led the national effort against the vigilante Minutemen soundly shutting them down in California. He is recognized as one of the 100 most influential Latinos in the USA by HISPANIC BUSINESS MAGAZINE and his recognitions include being FRONTLINE HUMAN RIGHTS international awardee for his lifelong dedication to Human Rights,2009 National Human Rights Award, presented by Mexican President Felipe Caldron, 2010 California Spirit Award, presented, Gil Cedillo, and the Bishop Buddy Alumni award presented by “USD” University San Diego.

Enrique Morones is a Human Rights activist born in San Diego to Mexican parents who instilled in him a deep love for Mexico, spiritual faith and social justice. He is driven by the passage “for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink.” Matthew 25:35 Enrique has a history of firsts—In 1998 he was the first person to be granted dual citizenship with Mexico, the first president of the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Vice President in Major League Sports with the San Diego Padres bringing the first ever regular season games outside the US/Canada, the President and Founder of House of Mexico and President and Founder of Border Angels (saving migrant lives), an all volunteer group. Enrique has been featured on NBC, CNN, CBS, BBC, NPR, Univision’s Don Francisco Presenta, Televisa Nacional, Rocio en Telemundo and in countless other international media around the world. He frequently lectures and has more than held his own on shows with Bill O’Reilly and Lou Dobbs. Morones promotes the TRUTH about the migrant community. As a founder of GENTE UNIDA (a human rights border coalition) in May of 2005, he has led the national effort against the vigilante Minutemen soundly shutting them down in California. He is recognized as one of the 100 most influential Latinos in the USA by HISPANIC BUSINESS MAGAZINE and his recognitions include being FRONTLINE HUMAN RIGHTS international awardee for his lifelong dedication to Human Rights,2009 National Human Rights Award, presented by Mexican President Felipe Caldron, 2010 California Spirit Award, presented, Gil Cedillo, and the Bishop Buddy Alumni award presented by “USD” University San Diego.

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United States

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Enrique Morones is a Human Rights activist born in San Diego to Mexican parents who instilled in him a deep love for Mexico, spiritual faith and social justice. He is driven by the passage “for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink.” Matthew 25:35 Enrique has a history of firsts—In 1998 he was the first person to be granted dual citizenship with Mexico, the first president of the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Vice President in Major League Sports with the San Diego Padres bringing the first ever regular season games outside the US/Canada, the President and Founder of House of Mexico and President and Founder of Border Angels (saving migrant lives), an all volunteer group. Enrique has been featured on NBC, CNN, CBS, BBC, NPR, Univision’s Don Francisco Presenta, Televisa Nacional, Rocio en Telemundo and in countless other international media around the world. He frequently lectures and has more than held his own on shows with Bill O’Reilly and Lou Dobbs. Morones promotes the TRUTH about the migrant community. As a founder of GENTE UNIDA (a human rights border coalition) in May of 2005, he has led the national effort against the vigilante Minutemen soundly shutting them down in California. He is recognized as one of the 100 most influential Latinos in the USA by HISPANIC BUSINESS MAGAZINE and his recognitions include being FRONTLINE HUMAN RIGHTS international awardee for his lifelong dedication to Human Rights,2009 National Human Rights Award, presented by Mexican President Felipe Caldron, 2010 California Spirit Award, presented, Gil Cedillo, and the Bishop Buddy Alumni award presented by “USD” University San Diego.

Language:

English

Contact:

858-261-4005


Episodes

Magnificent Mujer Interview: Vivian Moreno

10/7/2020
Please tune in today to check out Enrique Morone's interview with Vivian Moreno. This Councilwoman for San Diego’s 8th district is passionate about honoring her Mexican roots and heritage and creating opportunities for residents of her district to create beautiful, healthy, and prosperous lives within the neighborhoods that fall under her jurisdiction. Her professional career has developed from nurturing great relationships with elder local representatives such as David Alvarez. Her success...

Duration:00:41:02

Magnificent Mujer Interview Rev. Mary Moreno Richardson

9/25/2020
Please tune in today to check out Enrique Morone's interview the Rev. Mary Moreno-Richardson. The Rev. Mary Moreno-Richardson. The Rev. Mary Moreno-Richardson is an Episcopal priest (retired) and the creator/director of The Guadalupe Art Program, a spiritual empowerment program using the arts to heal violence against women and children. Far exceeding her role as a chaplain, Rev. Mary is a champion for victims of human trafficking, undocumented youth in detention who are awaiting deportation...

Duration:00:32:06

Magnificent Mujer Interview: Linda Ronstadt

9/8/2020
In this Magnificent Mujer interview with Enrique Morones we are reintroduced to Linda Ronstadt, a woman who is a “Soldadera”, a vocalist, musical cultural, activist soldier, in her own right. She did what they said couldn’t be done. Her vision and her capacity to imagine and hear a sound in her head that others couldn’t propelled her where no woman had gone before; becoming a multi platinum recording artist in English, and becoming an icon in the Spanish language music world with the highest...

Duration:00:56:45

Magnificent Mujer Interview: Yadira Ortiz

8/30/2020
Please tune in today to check out Enrique Morones’ interview with Yadira “Yadi” Ortiz. Yadira Ortiz has been an advocate and educator for undocumented students in California who have dreams of pursuing a college degree, a new career or a career specifically in health. She is the Executive Director of the organization, “Pre-Health Dreamers” (PHD). PHD is a rapidly growing network and community of over 1000 health career bound undocumented students, and their allies, across the United States,...

Duration:00:43:55

Buen Hombre Interview: Ben Hueso

8/18/2020
Please tune in to check out Enrique Morone's interview with Ben Hueso. Get to know this California State Senator for the 40th District originally from San Diego’s Barrio Logan. He is currently running for San Diego County Supervisor for District 1. Hear about his novel experience as an exchange student to Ukraine while a UCLA student and his alter ego, an underground jazz pianist who has held his own with the greats. In Sacramento Hueso currently serves as Chair of the Senate Committee on...

Duration:00:41:47

Magnificent Mujer Interview Michelle McCurdy

8/11/2020
Please tune in to check out Enrique Morone's interview with Michelle McCurdy . Find out how this activist, humanitarian, health advocate who emerged from a family of humanitarian missionaries went from globe trotting child and teen to an activist in her own right dedicating her nursing skills to the Doctors for Camp Closure Mexican Border health initiative. Michelle is a devoted mother, wife, navy reservist, nurse practitioner, community college health advocate, cat lover and is the newest...

Duration:00:37:21

Buen Hombre Interview: Gil Cedillo

8/4/2020
Please tune in today to check out Enrique Morone's interview with Gil Cedillo. Find out how this union organizer from Los Angeles's Boyle Heights neighborhood became a f reckoning force within the democratic party and is most well known for authoring the California DREAM act. He has also worked on increasing and expanding access to health care, developing regional solutions to combat homelessness, and encouraging economic development in his Downtown Los Angeles district. Gil Cedillo is a...

Duration:00:55:34

Magnificent Mujer Interview: Omkari Williams

7/28/2020
Omkari Williams is an activist, artist, fundraising professional and storytelling creative who emerged from a family lineage and heritage of African and Afro-American leaders in the fields of education, law, humanitarianism and activism across both sides of the Atlantic. Her first incarnation in this life was a New York stage actress whose audiences weren’t broadway stages but regional hospitals and special populations with disabilities. Her next major career move was as to transform herself...

Duration:00:55:34

Buen Hombre Interview: Jesus Nebot

7/21/2020
Jesus Nebot is a renowned filmmaker, social entrepreneur and human rights activist who speaks internationally on issues related to environmental sustainability, social justice and spiritual fulfillment. He is the newest member of the Gente Unida Board. www.GenteUnida.net Originally from Spain, Jesus studied drama in Madrid, and eventually made his way to Venezuela where he became well known and loved as a telenovela star. Nebot’s eventual emigration to the United States created a crisis in...

Duration:00:48:50

Magnificent Mujer Interview: Laura Castaneda

7/14/2020
This week’s Magnificent Mujer is Laura Castañeda, an Emmy-award winning journalist, blogger, documentary filmmaker and media instructor, with more than 30 years of experience in various multimedia and multi-language platforms. Laura has most recently become the Community Opinion Editor at the San Diego Union Tribune and is focusing her efforts there on bringing diverse voices and viewpoints to this local media establishment's narrative and coverage of local, national and international news....

Duration:00:55:34

Buen Hombre Interview: Juan Rojas

7/7/2020
This week's Buen Hombre podcast features Juan Rosas, and educator, advocate for immigrant rights, and social justice and is especially passionate about empowering undocumented students to make it into college and universities despite all obstacles. He is the director of Gente Unida San Bernardino chapter and sits on the Gente Unida Board. Juan Rosas – Juan Rosas has been an educator for more than 20 years, and has served in the public school system in the classroom from elementary students,...

Duration:00:42:48

Magnificent Mujer Interview: Berenice Badillo PhD

6/30/2020
This week's Magnificent Mujer podcast features Berenice Badillo a Chicano Park muralist, community artist, and a Registered Art Therapist certified in EMDR, a recently minted PhD doctor and a self proclaimed, “lover, dreamer, and person who loves social justice”. While a dreamer she might be, this Mujer is a fierce embodiment of “Love in Action”. From leading art making support groups for undocumented immigrant families to advocating for social justice for DACA recipients to her humble...

Duration:00:51:51

Buen Hombre Interview: Dave Adelson

6/23/2020
This week's Buen Hombre podcast features none other than frisbee throwing, border bypassing, heartful media activist and philanthropist, adjunct professor of life science at East Los Angeles College and the LA Throwback Foundation founder and executive director, Dave Adelson. Dave began his professional career as a microbiologist and neurophysicist in LA where he was raised. While peering under microscopes he was an avid listener to progressive Pacifica public radio and soon saw the...

Duration:00:37:12

Magnificent Mujer: Erica Alfaro

6/16/2020
This week's Magnificent Mujer is a passionate public speaker, social media influencer, life coach and entrepreneur, Erica Alfaro. While you will agree after hearing this interview with Enrique Morones that she was always destined for great things, it was her Master’s degree graduation photos taken of her and her parents in the same fields in North San Diego county they worked long hours for years to give her the opportunity for a better life that launched her career as a trailblazer and...

Duration:00:44:16

Buen Hombre Magdaleno "Leno" Rose-Avila

6/3/2020
This week's Buen Hombre podcast features none other than Magdaleno “Leno” Rose Avila. One of twelve children born to immigrant farm working parents, Leno learned what generosity and service to others meant as he watched his mother and father give what they had, warm meals, a floor to sleep on, and always a smile to whom ever they encountered without a place to live. Leno likes to say he has a PhD which he translates as Public Highway Demonstrations in the University of life. Leno’s colorful...

Duration:01:10:31

Magnificent Mujer: Ari Honarvar

5/26/2020
This weeks Magnificent Mujer is a poet, writer, painter, dancer, and former Iranian refugee and a life long humanitarian activist. Ari Honarvar is the co-founder of Inside Feedback Emotional Intelligence and the founder of Rumi With A View, dedicated to Rumi translation, performance and visual poetry art. She blends Persian calligraphy and paintings to present Iranian poetry in new and evocative ways. In performance, she partners with musicians of diverse religious and cultural backgrounds...

Duration:00:58:19

Buen Hombre Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa

5/19/2020
Our featured “Buen Hombre” this week is none other than Antonio Ramón Villaraigosa, a street fighting kid who inspired by his mother’s guidance, years of determination and a clear vision of the idea of service became the 41st Mayor of Los Angeles, from 2005 to 2013. Villaraigosa ran for governor of California in 2016, making it to the final run off between Newsome and Cox in November of 2018. Villaraigosa’s life has been a testament to the relevance of civic engagement and participation and...

Duration:00:42:00

Magnificent Mujer: Tish Lampert

5/12/2020
This weeks Magnificent Mujer is photojournalist, writer & host of “America Speaks”, author of We Protest: Protecting The America We Believe In, Rizzoli Books. In her new book, “We PROTEST: Fighting for What We Believe In” (Rizzoli), photojournalist Tish Lampert captures the spirit of the heroes and ordinary citizens on their activist journey to defend their American values during the most conflicted era in our recent history. The book charts the chronology of social-change movements that...

Duration:00:51:01

Buen Hombre Interview: Ethan van Thillo

5/5/2020
Our featured “Buen Hombre” this week is none other than Ethan van Thillo of the Digital Gym Cinema, the Media Arts Center San Diego, the San Diego Latino Film Festival, the Teen Producers Project, Tu Cine, Frontera Film Makers, Little Saigon Stories and numerous other San Diego local art/media initiatives that bring diverse and often overlooked segments of our San Diego communities to to independent films and film production. Ethan van Thillo is Founder and Executive Director of the...

Duration:00:57:59

Buen Hombre Magnificent Mujer: Nicole Ramos, Esq.

4/28/2020
Please join me Enrique Morones and tune in to our latest episode of our new podcast, "Buen Hombre -Magnificent Mujer", where I will be interviewing Nicole Ramos, Esq. This will be the first episode that will feature one half (the first half) in English, and the second half in SPANISH. This seems especially fitting as Nicole Ramos works for an organization that is dedicated to the rights of immigrants and that this podcast features the work of humanitarian activists working on the San Diego...

Duration:01:08:29