We live in times of tremendous change. Everywhere, young people are making their voices heard and reshaping our world for the better. As I think about how far we’ve come as a society, I become filled with hope that we might see a Latino president and a film adaptation of the television series Party Down in our lifetimes.

When I look at the U.S. today, I see a country in which America’s largest minority group feels underrepresented in our nation’s politics and the critically lauded Starz series Party Down was canceled after only two seasons. I believe that, with the support of enough young voters and a fan campaign expressing interest in reviving the cult-favorite comedy, we can fix this.

Twenty years ago, it might have been impossible for the story of a hapless Los Angeles catering crew to sustain a feature-length movie, much less for a Latino to assume the role of commander-in-chief. But I’m certain that our generation can make this dream reality.

It won’t be easy. I know that Washington remains mired in status quo ideas about what a president looks like and that Party Down suffered from low ratings during its initial run. But the changing face of the American electorate just might propel a candidate from a Spanish-speaking household into office, and a fresh audience has fallen in love with these characters during the show’s second life through DVD box sales and on-demand streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu.

But I have hope. In the past six years alone, we’ve seen a black president and the making of an Entourage movie. America, it can be done.

In the past six years alone, we’ve seen a black president and an Entourage movie.

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With more Latino lawmakers holding office today than ever before and the sheer number of stories that remain to be told in the Party Down universe, it’s only a matter of time. It’s easy to imagine a campaign with Marco Rubio or Julian Castro heading the ticket, and easier still to envision a 120-page storyline in which the gang has to cater a rich kid’s bar mitzvah or the groundbreaking ceremony for a Los Angeles high-rise development.

Whenever I stop to think about Julian Castro or Marco Rubio mounting a successful presidential bid or Ron Donald finally making enough money to open a successful Soup ’R Crackers franchise location, I know that there’s a chance this could happen.

Somewhere, there could already be a young Latino child who will eventually grow up to become president of the United States. Right at this moment, Party Down series co-creator John Enbom might be taking early-stage meetings with studio executives in order to secure financing.

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If we keep working at it, we can make this world one in which a Latino lives in the White House and the on-screen romance between protagonists Henry Pollard and Casey Klein is given a satisfactory resolution. Let’s make it happen.