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November 5, 2003

Mentions Chicano Studies Research Center's 2003 conference "The Maquiladora Murders, or Who Is Killing the Women of Juarez?"

Los Angeles Times, October 31, 2003

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November 1, 2003

Recently I was showing our library to a new faculty member. When she mentioned the need to digitize some audiotape interviews, a student interjected that he provided such a service, for a fee, since it was one of the ways he made a living.

October 1, 2003

We must be doing something right.... Our latest policy briefs have generated an unusual amount of racist hate mail. I cannot repeat much of what has been sent to the CSRC, although the phrase "you little brown Nazi pigs" certainly says it all, if not more.

August 19, 2003

Article mentions Chicano Studies Research Center's Latino Policy and Issues Brief.

Business Journal, August 19, 2003

August 1, 2003

Welcome back! With this issue, we begin the second volume of our monthly newsletter. Needless to say, much has happened in California since our last issue: unprecedented and devastating budget cuts for education and other social services, the failure to resolve the fiscal crisis facing the state (meaning potentially more budget cuts next year), the start of a gubernatorial recall election, and the scheduling of the Racial Privacy Initiative for the Fall ballot.

June 1, 2003

As we reach the end of the academic year and my first year as director, I want to take the opportunity to thank the many people who have contributed to our programs and our mission.

May 1, 2003

The headline in the Los Angeles Times said it all: "Minority Admissions Rise in UC System but Fall at UCLA."

April 1, 2003

On February 13, we proposed a Faculty Diversity Initiative to UCLA Chancellor Albert Carnesale, followed the next week by a town hall with community members in order to discuss the proposal and the underlying educational issues and challenges facing our increasingly diverse state.

March 17, 2003
"Today, public education in California is facing one of its biggest challenges as the state government considers severe budget cuts in order to cover a $34.6 billion deficit. These cuts come as student enrollment is increasing, thereby putting more pressure on the educational system and creating a climate that is even more hostile to an equitable sharing of resources."
 
Daily Bruin, February 17, 2003
 
March 1, 2003

On February 13, the four ethnic studies centers at UCLA, including the CSRC, submitted a faculty diversity initiative to Chancellor Albert Carnesale.

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