Cristina Alger is a lifelong New Yorker. A graduate of Harvard College and New York University Law School, she worked as a financial analyst and a corporate attorney before becoming a writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.
The documentary explores the roots of Chicanos Por La Causa as a group of young students protesting academic discrimination and racial injustice at their Phoenix high school and its growth into one of the largest Latino organizations in the country.
Celebrate Pride Month this June on Arizona with episodes that explore the LGBTQ experience.
From Viking armies to space exploration, "Nova" explores our world on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on Arizona PBS.