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Mechicano Art Center

Mechicano Art Center

Mechicano was one of the earliest Chicano arts organizations to emerge in Los Angeles, founded in 1969 by community organizer Victor Franco at its original location in the La Ciene ...
Centro De Arte Publico

Centro De Arte Publico

Centro de Arte Publico was founded in 1977 on 56th and Figueroa in Highland Park, producing works that focused on Los Angeles street scenes and urban Chicana/o youth.
Corazon Productions

Corazon Productions

Beginning in the mid 1970s, a small number of Chicano artists, writers, intellectuals, and organizations began moving from East Los Angeles into Highland Park. Among those who mad ...
The Chicano Moratorium

The Chicano Moratorium

The Chicano Moratorium was a collective effort to raise awareness of the Vietnam War as a civil rights issue, one among many affecting the Chicano community.
Plan De Aztlan

Plan De Aztlan

El Plan Espiritual de Aztlan, drafted at the Denver Youth Conference of 1969, was perhaps the single most important philosophical document informing early, nationalist Chicano acti ...
Yo Soy Chicano

Yo Soy Chicano

Los Angeles in the 1960s and 70s saw the arrival of a surging Chicano movement that worked towards political and social change.