ART TODAY 11.2.17 ‘Baby Prince’ is born out of “My Alien Abduction” by Leo Garcia, whose career was influenced by the didactic, agitprop

Garcia began his social activism at age sixteen, when his father sent him to work as an apprentice recruiter for a federal VISTA program funded by the Office of Economic Opportunity. Garcia’s job was to assist in the recruitment of high school aged children of agricultural workers from the rural communities of Colorado and to orient them to the real possibilities of achieving higher education.