Alejandro Lucas

Manager

Oversees the non-profit program Amanecer

Alejandro Lucas on KCRW

Some students starting school in LA this week recently came to the US alone after fleeing violence in countries like Honduras and Guatemala.

Helping Central American students in LA’s schools

Some students starting school in LA this week recently came to the US alone after fleeing violence in countries like Honduras and Guatemala.

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