CSRC community partner and Bruin Alex Nogales of the National Hispanic Media Coalition, L.A. Xicano artist Harry Gamboa, and HOME artist and Bruin Carmen Argote were all quoted in a commentary piece in the Los Angeles Times regarding representation of Latinos.
The Santa Clarita Valley Proclaimer announced the recent appointment of former CSRC consultant Veronica Alvarez as Director of the CalArts Community Arts Partnership. Alvarez previously served as an educational consultant at the CSRC, where she helped develop teacher guides for the award-winning “A Ver” series.
An article on La Raza Newspaper and Magazine, written by former La Gente de Aztlan editor Carribean Fragoza for Artbound, recently won a first place LA Press Club award.
The article can be found here.
UCLA Magazine featured an article on UCLA’s Centennial Celebration Initiatives including “Our Stories, Our Impact.” The initiative is a joint production of the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, the Labor Center and the Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Immigration Policy, in partnership with the UCLA American Indian Studies Center, UCLA Asian American Studies Center, Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA and UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.
A piece for Artbound examined the legacy and contributions of Chicano journalist and activist Raul Ruiz. CSRC director Chon A. Noriega is quoted in the piece, discussing Ruiz’s contributions to the Chicano Movement through photography.
The CSRC mourns the passing of Dr. Raúl Ruíz, educator, photojournalist, and lifelong Chicano activist.
UCLA Music Inquiry and Research Librarian Matthew Vest created an Adobe Spark webpage that recapped the recent symposium "Escuchando la Frontera: Listening to Collection and Communities." The symposium was in celebration of the Strachwitz Frontera Collection, and was a collaboration between the UCLA Music Library, the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive, and the Chicano Studies Research Center.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was extensively quoted in a piece the the Daily Bruin, discussing Latino inclusion and representation in the film industry.
KLCS, a public broadcasting network, shared a snapshot video highlighting archival images held by the CSRC which document the 1968 Walkouts. The images are currently on display at Theodore Roosevelt High School, and CSRC assistant director emeritus Carlos Haro was interviewed for the video.
A visit to the CSRC by UC Regent John Pérez, visiting scholar reports, a call for Aztlán journal submissions, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: Linda Vallejo, 30% of the US Population Will Be Latino in 2050, 2017. Image courtesy of the artist.)