Latino Life

McFarland USA - ABC30's Latino Life show has special coverage on the release of Disney's new movie, "McFarland USA." The story is about Central Valley kids who worked in the fields and ended up becoming state cross-country champs!

Latino Life host Graciela Moreno goes on the road with stops in Hollywood for the red carpet world premiere of "McFarland USA."

Latino Life devotes nearly 20 minutes of coverage including interviews with Kevin Costner, plus the film's director, Niki Caro. Learn why the story hits close to home to boxing champ Oscar de la Hoya.

We visit McFarland and talk with the real Coach Jim White, who led McFarland runners to nine state titles!


The Diaz brothers come to Fresno for a sit-down interview with Graciela Moreno. Learn what David and Damacio Diaz say about the movie based on their lives. They reveal what it was like to be on the 1987 championship team and what they want you to know about their family and McFarland runners. See some of the pictures from the McFarland running teams from the '80s.


Learn why local youth leaders believe the movie's message "CHAMPIONS CAN COME FROM ANYWHERE" can inspire kids from the Central Valley and beyond!

SCORE - Latino Life also includes coverage of the SCORE program. Mentors help local residents on their quest to becoming business owners. Local workshops are held in English and Spanish.

SCORE
www.centralvalleyscore.org

Si Se Puede - Students attend the Si Se Puede Conference and network with accomplished Latinos.

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