Rocio Sanchez-Nolasco, CSRC associate director Charlene Villaseñor Black’s advisee, was featured in a piece by UCLA News that notes the publication in Art Gallery of Sanchez-Nolasco’s research on artist Patssi Valdez. Sanchez-Nolasco conducted archival research for her study at the CSRC.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega was quoted in a piece by NBC News that examined a renaissance in the use of the words “Chicana” and “Chicano.”
The La Raza exhibition at the Autry Museum of the American West, which was organized in collaboration with the CSRC, was included in a roundup of acclaimed exhibitions currently on view across Los Angeles.
The mural Chicano History, created for the CSRC in 1969 by four artists and currently traveling as part of the exhibition Testament of the Spirit: Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo, was mentioned in a review in the Sacramento Bee.
The 1968 Walkouts: Selections from the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, organized by the CSRC, was highlighted by Best Things California. The exhibition was on view at the Vincent Price Art Museum, June 2–7, 2018.
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.