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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.
Civil Rights Awakening

Civil Rights Awakening

A multi-faceted group of Chicano and Chicana activists emerged during the 1960s and 1970s, spurred on by the United Farm Workers, the Black Civil Rights movement and the struggle a ...
The Muñoz Family

The Muñoz Family

Highland Park natives Ricardo and Rosalio Muñoz, brothers by birth and in struggle, were important members of the movement for Chicano empowerment in Northeast Los Angeles during t ...
The Duardo Family

The Duardo Family

1966, Family matriarch Josefina Duardo decided to move to the neighborhood with her nine children from East Los Angeles after being told by relatives of Highland Park's peaceful an ...
Departures Presents A Sneak Peek Exploration on Highland Park

Departures Presents A Sneak Peek Exploration on Highland Park

Here's a sneak peek of the upcoming Departures Highland Park installment, cluing you in to the themes, people, places, and ideas that we'll explore in our narrative. Find out what' ...