Claudia D. Hernandez ’15 (Los Angeles, MFA) had her memoir, Knitting the Fog (2019), chosen as one of the 15 Great New Books by Latinos for Hispanic Heritage Month by Rigoberto Gonzalez, and it was listed as a top ten book on Literary Hub.
Vanessa Smith ’03 (Antioch University Los Angeles, BA) started a new job as the Shriver Family Law Attorney at Legal Access Alameda. In this role, she is supervising volunteer attorneys who represent low-income individuals at hearings in child custody cases. “I have wanted to work in the nonprofit legal sector since I was a student at Antioch and then at law school,” said Smith. “This job represents finally reaching this goal.”