The Movimiento Estudiante Chicano de Aztlán in 1970 shaped a political get together, La Raza Unida, received management of Crystal City, Texas, and tried to make it into a Chicano metropolis. The celebration break up and has had little political impression since but could simply revive in California or Texas. MECHA survives in dozens of Chicano studies programs within the western United States. Chicano leaders have been courted by the Democratic Party and seem to have a shiny future there.
These characteristics or “indicators of success” are described within the following profile of one college, offering a firsthand look at the internal workings of a successful program and faculty...Read More