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Defining 'Chicanismo' Since the 1969 Denver Youth Conference

Defining 'Chicanismo' Since the 1969 Denver Youth Conference

On March 23, 1969, 1500 Mexican Americans students convened at the Denver Youth Conference, unifying under the term "Chicano." In commemoration, Sybil Venegas, Chair of Chicana/o S ...
East L.A. Blowouts: Walking Out for Justice in the Classrooms

East L.A. Blowouts: Walking Out for Justice in the Classrooms

This week in history: the 1968 East Los Angeles walkouts displayed the largest mobilization of Chicano youth leaders in Los Angeles history.
Jose De Jesus Cervantes: Unsung Artist of the Chicano Art Movement

Jose De Jesus Cervantes: Unsung Artist of the Chicano Art Movement

Artist Sonya Fe pays tribute to an influential figure in the Chicano Art Movement.
Neighborhood Notes: Remembering the Chicano art collectives of Highland Park & More

Neighborhood Notes: Remembering the Chicano art collectives of Highland Park & More

News and notes on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods: Remembering the Chicano art collectives of Highland Park & more.
Resurrected Histories: Voices from the Chicano Arts Collectives of Highland Park

Resurrected Histories: Voices from the Chicano Arts Collectives of Highland Park

Resurrected Histories explores the Chicano/a art movement through art collectives such as Centro de Arte Publico and Mechicano Art Center in Highland Park during the 1970s. It culm ...
What Made Us Stop and Think about L.A.

What Made Us Stop and Think about L.A.

As Departures wraps up the end of the year, we reflect and challenge the notions, ideas, and convictions we confronted through this year's projects, and look forward to what next y ...
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