The CSRC announces Educating Toward a Multiracial Democracy in California (June 2022), a working paper co-authored by John Rogers, Erica Hodgin, Joseph Kahne, and Veronica Terriquez. The paper is published by UCLA’s Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access (IDEA) in partnership with the Civic Engagement Research Group at UC Riverside and the CSRC.
In a UCLA Newsroom story about UCLA's Ethno-Communications program, Chon Noriega, distinguished professor of film and television and former CSRC director, commented on how the program, which ended in 1975, helped diversify the student body.
The UCLA HSI Taskforce has released the report Cultiving the Seeds of Change: Becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The report outlines how UCLA might successfully transition into a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution.
A PDF of the report is attached below.
For more information about UCLA's efforts to become a HSI, visit the UCLA HSI website: https://hsi.ucla.edu/
The CSRC is pleased to welcome César Oyervides-Cisneros as its senior administrator of campus initiatives. In this role he will help implement key capacity-building infrastructure initiatives as UCLA becomes a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Additionally, Oyervides-Cisneros will contribute to CSRC and IAC projects related to developing an ethnic studies curriculum for California’s high schools.
The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center grieves for and stands in solidarity with the families of those lost in yesterday’s elementary school shooting in the predominantly Latinx community of Uvalde, Texas. There are no words to adequately express the pain of this event.
A story on a study concerning housing insecurity among communities of color in California. The study was a collaboration of the UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, the Asian American Studies Center, the Latino Policy and Politics Initiative, and the CSRC.
The CSRC was named in a story listing major universities offering education and research opportunities in the field of Chicano studies.
A feature story on artist and CSRC collections donor Raphael Montañez Ortiz and a preview of his current retrospective at the El Museo del Barrio. The exhibition includes materials on loan from the CSRC.
A preview of the 131st Faculty Research Lecture given by Chon Noriega, distinguished professor of film, television, and digital media and former CSRC director.
A story about a forum held by Future Leaders of America and the CSRC that was aimed at teaching college students in Santa Barbara the history of the politicization of school board meetings.