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."
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.