January 6, 2022.Reading time 15 minutes.
The Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in 2020 to support “Religion, Spirituality, and Faith in Mexican American Social History, 1940s–Present,” a project for the reprocessing, rehousing, and digitization of nine of the CSRC’s collections. Each of these collections contains a significant component of materials […]
May 29, 2020.Reading time 14 minutes.
CSRC archives specialist Doug Johnson examines the Panel of Americans, a program founded by the UCLA University Religious Conference in 1942, which included students of different ethnic and religious backgrounds that would travel to communities throughout California to deliver talks and take questions on diversity and tolerance.
June 26, 2019.Reading time 19 minutes.
Rafael R. Solórzano, soon to be an assistant professor at Cal State LA, reflects on the research he undertook to document the Trail of Dreams and the challenges of archiving twenty-first-century social movements. This research was funded in part by a grant from the CSRC/IAC (Tamar Diana Wilson Fund) and Emory University’s James Weldon Johnson Institute fellowship.
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