aka Joel Garcia


Joel Garcia, Director of Programs & Operations at Self Help Graphics & Art has been an instrumental part in expanding existing and new programming to reach the local community through his experience and relationships in art driven initiatives, community organizing and activism and 15 plus years working in the music industry. Joel Garcia is a visual artist and cultural organizer who has worked with various movements and organizations locally and internationally such as the Dolores Huerta Foundation, UFW United Farm Workers, Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural, The John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, Japanese American National Museum, the Save Ethnics Studies Campaign in Arizona, Alto Arizona Campaign against SB1070, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, the Cucapa Campaign for Ancestral Fishing Rights among others. Joel has worked with musicians and performers such as Grammy Award Winning The Black Keys, Grammy Award Winning Quetzal, Emmy Award Winning Eddie Izzard, Union13, Flogging Molly, The Casualties, Las Cafeteras among others. He has also booked music tours in North America, Costa Rica, Peru & Europe helping expand Chicano & Mexican Punk Music.


June 13, 2015 | 4PM to 6PM

Vincent Price Art Museum

1031 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754-6099