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Neighborhood House | Chicano Park Museum

On October 5, 1970, residents, Brown Berets, and MEChA students occupied Big Neighbor. These folks and many others involved with the Chicano Park takeover demanded that the community have primary control over the decisions that affected the lives of Logan Heights residents and the services at Big Neighbor.

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chicano-park.org

Chicano Park was founded on April 22, 1970when the community of Barrio Logan and Chicano movement activists joined forces to protest the construction of a Highway Patrol station on the present site of the park. The Highway Patrol office was at the time the final insult to a community that had already been degraded by the demolition of hundreds ...

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Streaming Video - Art - Chicano Park 40th Anniversary ...

Chicano Park 40th Anniversary. This Shades of San Diego Show was produced by Diana Guevara and aired April 18, 2010. It includes an interview with artist activist Alurista, muralist Mario Torero and and Irene Mena, honorary mother of the Brown Berets. This show celebrates the 40th anniversay of Chicano Park.

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Irene Mena Honorary Grandmother of the Brown Beret ...

She was part of the Chicano Park Steering Committee and was Honored as the Grandmother of the Brown Berets organization in San Diego. Irene had 10 children including a stepson, 33 grandchildren, 68 great grand children and 19 great great grand children.

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chicano park | Save Our Barrios Coalition

The Save Our Barrios Coalition is hosting the event "Happy Birthday to Six Years of Neglect". The Save Our Barrios Coalition is a comprised of Save Our Barrios, Brown Berets de Aztlan, Collectivo Zapatista, International Peoples Democratic Uhuru Movement, Centro Cultural de la Raza, MEChA de SDSU, and the Chicano Park Steering Committee.

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Unión del Barrio Continues The Fight For Chicano Liberation

The Brown Berets. Over the past several years, the direct actions of self-defense by UdB in coalition with the Brown Berets de Aztlan and other community organizations have received even more attention. Especially after Chicano Park was targeted by white nationalists and right-wing extremists in 2017 and 2018. While such attacks increased ...

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The Chicano Movement - Discover The Best Events Near You

The Brown Berets: The Chicano Movement | ipl.org tip The Chicano movement brought unity, nationalism, and cultural pride by addressing social and civil right issues. However, the Chicano social identity that arose in the 1960's was not inclusive to Chicanas, moreover, it did not acknowledge and encompass the contribution of Central ...

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San Diego Community Mobilizes to Defend Chicano Park from ...

The Brown Berets National Organization also has set up another event page, which can be seen here. The history of Chicano Park is an example of autonomous self-organization and self-determination that is powerful, as is the continued fight to protect the space from the forces that seek to destroy it, be they the State or the far-Right.

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Brown Berets-San Bernardino - Posts | Facebook

Brown Berets-San Bernardino. February 21 ·. Good I'm glad this Coqui was always so rude and disrespectful to our people when we would have meetings with the Chicano Moratorium committee I think he was stuck in the 60s and 70s thinking his macho bullshit was gonna fly with most of us!! Centro CSO.

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Who We Are | Save Our Barrios Coalition

The Save Our Barrios Coalition was founded in San Diego, Califaztlán, in November 2009, by the Brown Berets de Aztlán, Chicano Park Steering Committee, and Unión del Barrio.The primary purpose of the Save Our Barrios Coalition (SOBC) is to work as a collective of organizations and individuals committed to saving our barrios from the process of "Gentrification".

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Impact: - Brown Berets presented in 2016

On April 22nd, 1970 the Brown Berets liberated a vacant lot due to become a Highway Patrol Station. Since the lot was in located in a heavily populated Latino community, the Brown Berets felt it was not right to take that away from them. They then built Chicano Park located in San Diego, California as a symbol of pride and power.

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Chicano Park Remembers and Celebrates

Chicano Park Steering Committee Remembers and Celebrates Jose Gomez - resident of Barrio Logan and one of the leaders of the struggle to create and preserve Chicano Park died in January, 1985. Laura Rodriguez - elder and barrio resident also involved in the struggle to gain Chicano Park passed away in 1994. And those who participated in the takeover of the park:

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Third-World-News Blog: Information: The Brown Berets

In San Diego, the Brown Berets were central (along with M.E.Ch.A. and other movement forces) to the take over of Chicano Park in April of 1970. Also during 1970, the Berets took over a social service center and turned it into the "Chicano Clinic" and assisted in the take over and founding of the Centro Cultural de La Raza.

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Austin Brown Berets – Insights, Reflections and Discussion ...

Brown Berets work drew in youth with teatro Chicano projects. The Austin Brown Beret mission and principles focused on 'familia', family uplift, youth leadership, brother/sisterhood, barrio preservation, direct outreach with the community & advocating human connection with others and the nature.

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Roger Ogden – ANTI-FASCIST ACTION SAN DIEGO

( He has been targeting Chicano Park & The Brown Berets for way too long ! ) Early on Roger hid behind the camera and hid behind a narrator role. It was when Trump came to San Diego his identity was partially revealed when he continuously harassed two young Chicano teens who were pepper sprayed by trump supporters.

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Brown Berets - Wikipedia

The Brown Berets (Los Boinas Cafés) are a pro- Chicano organization that emerged during the Chicano Movement in the late 1960s co-founded by David Sanchez and Carlos Montes, and remains active to the present day. The group was seen as …

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Chicano Power and the Brown Berets - Gangs - POLICE …

The state capitulated and allowed this land to become "Chicano Park." In 1972, Brown Berets attempted to occupy the Santa Catalina Island with 26 members. After a few days, this effort failed. Brown Berets in Chicago in 1972 are credited with starting a health clinic named after Benito Juarez, known as the "Abraham Lincoln of Mexico."

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Chicano Moratorium - Wikipedia

The Chicano Moratorium, formally known as the National Chicano Moratorium Committee Against The Vietnam War, was a movement of Chicano anti-war activists that built a broad-based coalition of Mexican-American groups to organize opposition to the Vietnam War.Led by activists from local colleges and members of the Brown Berets, a group with roots in the high school …

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Wikizero - Brown Berets

Brown Berets For the Belgian military formation known as the "Brown Berets", see Belgian United Nations Command. Brown Berets. Founder: Young Citizens for Community Action: Founded: 1966 () Ideology: Anti-capitalism; Anti-fascism; Anti-racism; Political position: Left-wing to far-left: Colors: Brown and yellow ...

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More than 1,000 rally to protect Chicano Park from white ...

About 60 volunteers from Chicano organizations in brown, red or yellow t-shirts urged members of the rally to be peaceful, dignified and not engage the white supremacists. "Keep it classy, brothers," urged a man wearing the t-shirt and headgear of the Brown Berets, a Chicano organization that supports and protects Chicano Park.

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The Brown Berets

Feb 16, 2015 - A brief video on the Brown Berets, their origin, and their involvement in the Chicano Movement of the 1960s.

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1970s-present - AZTLANECAS BROWN BERETS

The Chicano Civil Rights Movement led to an increased understanding of Chicano identity in a historical, binational, and bicultural context. The Chicano Moratorium staged a walkout of high school students in 1968, and a demonstration in East Los …

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