On Full Spectrum, a blog hosted by Stanford University's Center for Comparative Race & Ethnicity, graduate fellow Marco Antonio Flores published an essay on the work of late Chicana artist Laura Aguilar. Flores cites the catalog Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell from CSRC Press.
UCLA Newsroom featured a Q&A with film professor and CSRC faculty advisory committee member Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, co-director of the documentary Aguilas, which discusses the volunteers who try to rescue missing migrants in the Sonora Desert. The film was supported in part by an Institute of American Cultures research grant from the CSRC.
1st Place: Best Cover Photo
1st Place: Best Academic-Themed Book
An announcement on the CODAworx website noted "La Raza Interactive Experience," an interactive platform featuring all of the images in the CSRC's La Raza Photograph Collection and commissioned for the La Raza exhibition at the Autry Museum of the American West, won first place for Institutional projects in the 2020 CODAawards. The awards recognize commissioned projects that integrate art into interior architectural, or public spaces.
The Los Angeles Times reported on the upcoming retirement of W. Richard West Jr., CEO of the Autry Museum of the American West. In the story, West refers to the exhibition La Raza, created in partnership with the CSRC, as an exhibition of which he is "particularly proud."
An op-ed in The New York Times about the richness of Latino culture and history in the US, and how it can be mobilized for future activism, mentioned the CSRC's La Raza Photograph Collection for its "insider view" of the 1970s Chicano power movement.
On August 29, 2020, fifty years after the National Chicano Moratorium took place in Los Angeles, the CSRC publicly launched the Chicano Moratorium 50th Anniversary Project website. The site is a free archive-based resource dedicated to the event.
In a roundup of events pertaining the to the fiftieth anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium, the Los Angeles Times included an online screening and discussion featuring panelists CSRC director Chon A. Noriega, artist Harry Gamboa, and Los Angeles Times arts writer Carolina Miranda.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was quoted in a piece in AL DÍA about the Chicano Moratorum and its relevance to protests today against institutionalized racism. CSRC collections donor and Moratorium leader Rosalio Muñoz was also interviewed for the story.
Telemundo reported on the fiftieth anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium with segment featuring images from CSRC collections and interviews with CSRC librarian and archivist Xaviera Flores and Moratorium leaders and CSRC collections donors Moctesuma Esparza and Rosalio Muñoz. Watch the segment here.