Thomas' Open Road

  • INTERVIEWED BY:

    Aussie Girls

  • INTERVIEW LOCATION:

    San Francisco, CA

  • AIRED ON:

    Public Television: Season 6

  • ON DVD:

    Roadtrip Nation: Season 6

THOMAS NAZARIO

Professor of Law
University of San Francisco

“Nobody ever told me as a kid that I could really amount to much at all.”

INTERESTS:

Education Law

THEMES DISCUSSED:

Fulfillment Honesty Values Regrets Money & Financial Security Passion Success Perseverance Risk Chance Exploration Inspiration Support & Encouragement

TAGS:

advocate, children, children's rights, college, color, confidence, dyslexia, easy, happiness, joy, literacy, lucky, making a contribution, mentor, privilege, security, Spanish Harlem, stagnant, suburbs, Thanksgiving

BIOGRAPHY:

Growing up in Spanish Harlem in New York City, Thomas Nazario never thought that he would end up as a law professor. After graduating from the University of San Francisco with his JD, Thomas worked as a children's rights advocate and law professor. He is the President of the aid group The Forgotten International and a board member of the Dalai Llama Foundation. Thomas has worked for the United States Department of State and the United Nations as an advocate for children across the world.

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