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May 3, 2024

The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center came about, in large part, because of student voices and protests. Given our history, we stand committed to democratic dialogue and students’ ability to practice their First Amendment right on campus safely and without fear of retaliation. We condemn violence against students exercising free speech, and we condemn hate speech. The Chicano Studies Research Center is steadfast in its support of student activism for peace, human rights, and social justice.

April 2, 2024

Now available on the CSRC's YouTube channel is the Latina Futures: Transforming the Nation through Law and Policy highlight reel!  Among the speakers in the video are Latina Futures 2050 Lab project leaders Sonja Diaz, founding director of the Latino Policy and Politics Institute, and Veronica Terriquez, CSRC director.

March 28, 2024

Forgotten Hollywood, a podcast focused on Hollywood history, featured an interview with Colin Gunckel and Laura Isabel Serna, coauthors of  ”There Are No Hispanic Stars!” Collected Writings of a Latino Film Critic in Hollywood, 1921–1939, published by CSRC Press.

March 26, 2024

Updates on the Latina Futures 2050 Lab and the community-engaged research project Thriving Youth Survey, an HSI Visioning Forum focused on STEM fields, Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies is now co-published with UC Press, and more in the Winter Quarter newsletter!

Image: Veronica Terriquez, CSRC director (far right), welcomed presentations from Latina leaders from the East Coachella and Imperial Valleys on February 28.

March 22, 2024

Aztlán, the premier journal of Chicana/o studies, is inviting new submissions! Aztlán publishes scholarship relevant to Chicana/o studies from all disciplines and interdisciplinary research as well. We welcome submissions in English and Spanish.

March 11, 2024
UCLA Newsroom featured "Laura Esquivel: A Latina lesbian activist’s story" by Vanessa Quintero in its curated selection of stories from across the UCLA campus spotlighting women’s voices, histories, and research.  Quintero's piece is featured on the CSRC Post, the blog of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.