Pedro Ramirez, full-time faculty at San Joaquin Delta College where he teaches poetry, Chicano Literature, and English courses, is dedicated to promoting diversity on the Delta campus. Pedro has published poetry in Iowa Review, Blue Unicorn, La Opinion of Los Angeles, Sentimientos del Valle, and many other professional journals. A native of Fresno, CA, Pedro began his teaching career at Fresno State University and Fresno City College. He credits the rich creative writing community there for inspiring him to write and teach. Pedro is the Civil and Human Rights Chairman for Delta’s teachers’ union. He has worked as a farm worker, janitor, and a gas station attendant. He loves working with students.