The CSRC Press received twelve awards for four publications at Latino Literacy Now’s 2018 International Latino Book Awards on September 6. The CSRC is honored to have been recognized and thankful for the contributions of everyone involved with the production of these books.
Benzinga published a piece highlighting the release of the book Uncompromised: The Lupe Anguiano Story, which tells the story of Anguiano’s celebrated contributions to service in the L.A. community and welfare reform. Author Deborah Wright used the Lupe Anguiano Archives at the CSRC library as part of her research for the book.
Oral histories performed and held by the CSRC were highlighted by Southwest Oral History Association News.
Southwest Oral History Association News, June 30, 2018
Images from the CSRC La Raza Photograph Collection were used for a piece highlighting the exhibition !Ya Basta! The East L.A. Walkouts and Power of Protest currently on view at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes.
The newly established Leobardo Estrada Fellowship Fund at the Luskin School of Public Affairs is to support graduate students in the department of Urban Planning with an unmet financial need, and who are from cultural, racial, linguistic, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds that are underrepresented in graduate education.
The La Raza exhibition at the Autry Museum of the American West, which was organized in collaboration with the CSRC, was featured in a Los Angeles Times roundup of acclaimed exhibitions across Los Angeles.
The CSRC is partnering with the UCLA Latino Politics and Policy Institute (LPPI) to undertake a formal study of employment equity at the Smithsonian and how the nation’s preeminent art and cultural institution reflects and represents Latinos as part of U.S. cultural heritage.
Recordings from the Strachwitz Frontera Collection were recently featured at a special listening event in San Francisco’s Mission District.
UCLA Newsroom published a piece on the life and career of retiring professor Leo Estrada. Estrada was a CSRC Faculty Associate and served on the CSRC Faculty Advisory Committee throughout his tenure as UCLA faculty, which began in 1976. He retired at the end of the 2017-18 academic year.
The University of California Irvine’s School of the Arts featured a write-up on the inclusion of Daniel Joseph Martinez in the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing at LACMA.