Celebrate Audiobook Month with Power Shift – How Latinos in California Transformed Politics in America


June is Audiobook Month and the perfect opportunity to check out , narrated by Thom Rivera and recently released in audiobook format on , and .

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Power Shift Audiobook (Graphic: Business Wire)

Originally published in August 2018 by the Berkeley Public Policy Press, the publishing imprint of the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley, Power Shift quickly rose to the top of Amazon’s "Hot New Releases in Political Leadership" on August 31, 2018.

Co-authored by George L. Pla, Founder & CEO of , and David R. Ayón, a Senior Strategist and Advisor to Latino Decisions and faculty lecturer at Loyola Marymount University and UC Berkeley, Power Shift recounts the origins and development of ten Los Angeles Latino leaders, “Los Diez,” who transformed politics and government, forging a progressive political tradition in the process. The book chronicles the breakthrough election of the first Mexican American to the Los Angeles City Council in 1949 to today’s leadership of California and its heavyweight role in the national political landscape.