Produced a declaration calles el plan del barrio

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Produced a declaration calles El Plan del Barrio Outlined measures to provide separate public housing for Mexican Americans, bilingual education, community-owned businesses, and restitution of community land grants Conference participants attended seminars and panels on organizing, activism, and self-defense as well as Chicano culture and gender issues. developed a series of resolutions comprising El Plan Espiritual de Aztlán, a political manifesto and a guide for future Chicano activism El Plan Espiritual de Aztlán Preamble clearly articulates several emerging ideas of the chicano movement 1st rise of chicano consciousness Awareness of a rich history and rejection of Anglo society and values 2nd a belief in a chicano homeland 3rd tying the American Southwest to Aztlan was a way to achieve unity among Mexican Americans everywhere Included 7 organizational goals and 6 plans of action Nationwide walkout of all chicano students to demand educational reform Actual document Part 4 Escalation: Youth Mobilization, MIlitancy, and Conflict Chicano Movement a movement was what young Mexican Americans did with that inspiration. Organizations on college campuses across the Southwest Student Walkouts and the Brown Berets March 3, 1968 students at Lincoln High School in East LA walked out Later that day 10,000 chicano students joined them Led by Sal CAstro a teacher at Lincoln HS Called for elimination of discriminatory school policies and racist teachers; they sought a curriculum that addressed Mexican American history and culture; and they wanted more Mexican American faculty members and administrators. The Brown Berets showed up in case the police tried to intimidate them Brown Berets' paramilitary appearance was more symbolic than anything else, used to emphasize an ethos of self-discipline and self-respect. group stressed community unity and organizational discipline. The Chicano Moratorium late 1960s, the anti-Vietnam War movement had grown to hundreds of thousand strong, with countless demonstrations and university campus strikes across the country. Mexican Americans represented more than 20% of casualties in the Southwest but only 10% of the population it became harder to support the war effort. question why young Chicanos were fighting poor brown people in Vietnam when the real struggle was in the barrios at home. Chicanos refused induction into the armed forces December 19, 1969, the Brown Berets held the first Chicano Moratorium Committee (CMC) rally at Obregon Park in East L.A. Nearly 2,000 people
Renamed the National Chicano Moratorium Committee With financial support of the Southwest Council of La Raza In the largest mass protest in Mexican American history, indeed the largest anti war effort by any American minority group, between 20,000 and 30,000 people took part in the Chicano Moratorium.

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Term
Winter
Professor
GAYE JOHNSON
Tags
The American, Chicano

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