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October 20, 2014

CSRC director Chon A. Noriega is the 2014 recipient of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund's (MALDEF) Excellence in Community Service award for Los Angeles leaders. Noriega will be honored along with the Hon. Gloria Molina and Lois D. Thompson at a gala November 5.

October 20, 2014

CSRC director Chon Noriega was a visiting scholar at Cornell when he co-curated an art exhibition that sparked a student revolution. He will reflect on those events in a sesquicentennial talk titled “‘Cornell on Trial’: The University and the Creative Arts, Revisited,” Oct. 28 at 4:30 p.m. in the English Department Lounge, 258 Goldwin Smith Hall.

October 8, 2014

A review of artist Ramon Ramirez's solo exhibition City of Love, on view at Wallspace gallery in Los Angeles through October 27. The review mentions the Artist’s Communiqué in the Fall 2013 issue of Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies that focused on Ramirez.

October 8, 2014

Vilma Ortiz and Edward Telles's book Generations of Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Assimilation, and Race was cited in a story about the "U-turn" of third generation children of immigrants, a generation that a recent study indicates is losing the economic gains of their parents.

October 2, 2014

A story on the healthful foods now being offered by 7-Eleven convenience stores and whether they will change customers' purchase and dietary habits. The story quotes CSRC associate director Alex Ortega.

October 1, 2014

Aztlán fall issue cover artist Linda Vallejo on her Make 'Em All Mexican series, the ninth annual Latina/o Education Summit and related publications, a new book on Cuban American artist Luis Cruz Azaceta, October events, archive project update, and more! (Image: Linda Vallejo, "Mi Niña," 2012. Photograph courtesy of the artist.)

September 27, 2014

The Path to Knowledge and the False University, a mural designed by artist Roberto Chavez for a wall at East Los Angeles College in 1974 and controversially whitewashed in 1979, was photographed by Oscar R. Castillo shortly after its completion. Castillo's image is part of the Oscar R. Castillo Photographic Archives at the CSRC.

September 11, 2014

Mujeres Talk featured the essay "Collective Imaginaries" by CSRC Librarian Lizette Guerra. Guerra discusses her mentor and predecessor, Yolanda Retter-Vargas, a feminist, lesbian Chicana with an eye toward community. "'If we don’t collect these things,' Yolanda always said, 'no one else will.'"

September 5, 2014

The blog Repeating Islands announced the release of Luis Cruz Azaceta, volume 10 in the CSRC's A Ver: Revision Art History series. The blog focuses on Caribbean arts and cultures. Azaceta is a native of Cuba.

August 28, 2014

Journalist Carolina Miranda was interviewed on Radio Ambulante concerning the lack of representation of Latino artists in the art world and U.S. art institutions.