The Leticia Quezada papers is a collection of personal and professional correspondence, documents, ephemera, and photographs
related to her career in education, politics, and Mexican culture.
Leticia Quezada was born on July 12, 1953 in Chihuahua, Mexico. Her father was a Mexican copper miner who died of tuberculosis
at the age of 33. Quezada and her mother's journey to the United States began in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and then, Pittsburgh,
California, where her mother worked as a waitress. In the United States, Quezada started eighth grade without English. She
sooned learned the language, graduated from high school with honors, attended the University of California, Santa Cruz and
eventually, earned a master's degree in behavioral sciences from California State University, Sacramento. She also holds a
California Lifetime Teaching credential and a Bilingual / Bicultural Specialist credential.
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