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.
Lupe Anguiano, Chicana feminist and activist and CSRC collections donor, was profiled in USA Today's "Womankind" series. The publication created a video paying tribute to Anguiano's life and work and featuring images from the CSRC. To watch the video, click here.
In a weekly roundup of upcoming events, LAist included the online screening event "Chicano Moratorium 50th Anniversary (1970-2020)" organized by the UCLA Film & Television Archive in partnership with the CSRC. CSRC director Chon A. Noriega hosted the post-screening discussion.
Agustín Gurza, writer and editor of the blog on Strachwitz Frontera Collection website, was interviewed on the National Public Radio (NPR) program "All Things Considered" about his post on collectors' interest in store stickers on records and the history they reveal. Listen to the story here.
On August 14, the organization Empowering Latino Futures announced the finalists for the 2020 International Latino Book Awards. Three books from CSRC Press were selected.
An op-ed in the Daily Bruin referred to the CSRC and the three other UCLA ethnic studies research centers as resources for students interested in learning the history of racial justice efforts at UCLA and advancing social justice in the future.
Images from the La Raza Photograph Collection at the CSRC were used to illustrate this story about the Brown Beret's three-week occupation of Catalina Island in August 1972.
An image by Luis C. Garza in the La Raza Photograph Collection at the CSRC was used to illustrate an op-ed about the importance of voting in the upcoming presidential election.
We Are California / Somos California (“Somos California”), a group of Latino leaders focusing on emerging issues concerning California's Latino communities, released a statement with specific recommendations for Los Angeles County policymakers to reduce cases of and deaths from COVID-19, which are disproportionately impacting Latinos. CSRC director Chon A. Noriega is on the Somos California committee.
Hyperallergic interviewed CSRC director Chon A. Noriega about his background and current arts-related projects and interests for the series "Meet LA's Art Community."