A piece published on the HipLatina website discussed the recent campaign by celebrities and activists to build a Latino museum in Washington, D.C. Findings from the 2018 report Invisible No More by the CSRC and the Latino Policy and Politics Initiative are referenced to demonstrate the need for the inclusion of Latinos in arts and cultural institutions. CSRC director Chon A. Noriega is quoted.
CuratorLove founder and UCLA alumna Erika Hirugami was interviewed for a piece on the exhibition On Their Backs: Latinx Labor in the US, on view at Fellows of Contemporary Art through September 6. The exhibition was organized in partnership with the CSRC.
The Before Columbus Foundation has named the CSRC Press the winner of its Editor/Publisher Award in the fortieth annual American Book Awards (ABA). The purpose of the awards is to recognize literary excellence without limitations or restrictions.
Alex Nogales, Harry Gamboa Jr., and Carmen Argote were quoted in a piece in the Los Angeles Times regarding the representation of Latinos. Nogales is cofounder of the National Hispanic Media Coalition, a CSRC community partner, and a Bruin; Gamboa is an artist whose work was featured in L.A. Xicano (2011–12), a set of exhibitions organized by the CSRC; Argote, also a Bruin, is an artist whose work was shown in the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing (2017–18).
An article written by Grace Kim, MPH and CSRC director Chon A. Noriega, PhD, MA for Health Education & Behavior was included on the Sage Journals website.
The Santa Clarita Valley Proclaimer announced the recent appointment of former CSRC consultant Veronica Alvarez as director of the CalArts Community Arts Partnership. Alvarez served as an educational consultant at the CSRC, where she helped develop teacher guides for the A Ver series.
An article on La Raza Newspaper and Magazine, written by former La Gente de Aztlan editor Carribean Fragoza for Artbound, recently won a first place LA Press Club award.
The article can be found here.
UCLA Magazine featured an article on UCLA’s Centennial Celebration Initiatives, which include the exhibition UCLA: Our Stories, Our Impact. (See under “Events,” below.) The exhibition is a joint production of the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, the Labor Center, and the Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Immigration Policy, in partnership with the American Indian Studies Center, the Asian American Studies Center, the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, and the CSRC.
A piece for Artbound examines the legacy and contributions of Chicano journalist and activist Raul Ruiz. CSRC director Chon A. Noriega discusses the contributions that Ruiz’s photography made to the Chicano movement.