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."
The UCLA Medal ceremony for Esteban Torres, former US Representative from California, was included in the weekly highlights announcement from UCLA Newsroom. The ceremony was co-hosted by the CSRC, the IAC, and the Chancellor's Office.
The Eastsider previewed the UCLA Medal event honoring former US congressman Esteban E. Torres. CSRC director Chon A. Noriega is quoted in the piece.
LA Downtown News reported on the hiring of six new staff members to the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. Noted among them is Pilar Tompkins Rivas, former director of the Vincent Price Art Museum and former CSRC arts project coordinator.
UCLA Newsroom previewed the virtual ceremony in which the UCLA Medal will be conferred upon Esteban Torres, former labor leader and US congressman representing California's 34th district.
Chon A. Noriega to continue as CSRC director one more year, CSRC to co-host a virtual UCLA Medal ceremony honoring former US congressman Esteban E. Torres, CSRC librarians earn "career status," and more in this summer issue of the CSRC Newsletter!
Image: US President Jimmy Carter and Esteban Torres, 1980. Esteban Torres Papers, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
As demonstrations in support of Black Lives Matter exploded across the country this past May, the editorial team at the CSRC concluded it is time to make a change.
InPark Magazine profiled recent hires at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, including Pilar Tompkins Rivas as chief curator and deputy director of curatorial and collections. The article mentions Rivas's former appointment as arts project coordinator at the CSRC.