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December 6, 2012
Maria Elena Ruiz, who served as CSRC associate director for 2010-12, was awarded an Institute of American Cultures (IAC) grant for research assistance during the 2012-13 academic year for a literature review on the Cuban health system with regard to its implications for the U.S. Affordable Care Act.
December 3, 2012

“Ethno-Racial Profiling and State Violence in a Southwest Barrio," by Pat Rubio Goldsmith, Mary Romero, Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith, Manuel Escobedo, and Laura Khoury, is the recipient of the Latin American Studies Association Latino Studies Section Article Award.

December 1, 2012
A summary of the latest CSRC news, events, Library collections, and Press publications.
November 27, 2012
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega is cited as among the curators who signed an open letter and petition demanding "New York Times" art critic Ken Johnson acknowledge racist and sexist language in his recent writings.
November 26, 2012
The CSRC Latina/o LGBT Initiative, devoted to preserving LGBT collections and making them accessible to the general public, is asking for support through a donation of $50 for its 50th, that is, the 50th anniversary of the CSRC in 2019.
November 26, 2012
In the new release "Latinos Beyond Reel: Changing a Media Stereotype," filmmakers Miguel Picker and Chyng Sun examine US media and its portrayals of Latinos. CSRC director Chon Noriega, along with other Latino scholars, provide insight over these representations.
November 26, 2012
The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press (CSRC) announces the release of "The Arhoolie Foundation’s Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings," the sixth volume in The Chicano Archives series designed to stimulate new critical and historical research based on archival sources.
November 14, 2012

The California Chicano News Media Association will hold a fundraiser featuring Agustin Gurza, Orange County Register columnist, as he discusses his recently released book about UCLA's rare collection of 20th century recordings of Mexican and Mexican American music.

November 12, 2012
National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) recently released findings of academic studies regarding the influence of Hate Speech done on commercial talk radio to social media websites, promoting hatred toward people of color, people of certain religions, and LGBT people. These academic studies were initially published in the UCLA CSRC.
November 7, 2012
The UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press announces the release of "Rafael Ferrer," the seventh volume in the A Ver: Revisioning Art History book series.