A Place Called Home is a South Central youth development center in South LA. The center organized a four-day theater festival, “El Centro Del Sur: Tu Hogar,” which runs Sept. 14-17 in honor of Latinx Heritage Month.
Felix Muñoz was still a teenager when Fernando Valenzuela parted the sea of fans lined up to shake his hand on Olvera Street in the 80s as the world champion beelined it towards the taquitos. He is one of the many merchants on Olvera Street, who for decades, have continued to preserve the essence of Olvera Street.
The Chicano Moratorium movement of Aug. 29, 1970, was built up from years of frustration among community members who united against educational and social inequalities, with emphasis on the disproportionate percentage of Chicanos killed daily in the war. Today, Chicanos and Latinos continue to celebrate and remember the moratorium.
No llevó mucho tiempo para que los agentes del Sheriff, que se iban acercando a los más de 20.000 manifestantes ondeando banderas mexicanas a lo largo del bulevar Whittier en el Este de Los Ángeles, dispararan cápsulas de gas lacrimógeno y menearan libremente sus porras. Lo que inicialmente pretendía ser una expresión de oposición pacífica […]
The Latino Equality Alliance (LEA) opened Mi SELA, an LGBTQ community center at 4265 Florenve Ave. which offers leadership development, academic support, parental guidance, substance abuse education, counseling and other drop-in opportunities.