Organizing the Farm Worker Movement

Explore the early days of the United Farm Workers of America under the guidance of César Chavez and Dolores Huerta. See the conditions that led

Extranjeros and Expansion

In this lesson plan drawing on material from Latino Americans, students learn about how regions, such as Texas, New Mexico and California, had established Mexican

Students Rising

Students view a clip on the situation of Mexican American students in Los Angeles in the 1960s, and how self-concepts and expectations began to change

Stereotypes vs. Statistics (Grades 9-12)

There are many preconceptions and stereotypes about Latinos and how they have come to the United States. In this activity, students will examine some of

Stories of Arrival

Latinos have come to be part of the United States through many different avenues: immigrants seeking a better life, refugees driven by war, and those

Latinos at the Ballot Box

This lesson drawing on content from Latino Americans examines the evolution of Latino electoral participation with specific reference to the growth of voter participation in

Who Are Latinos?

Who are Latinos? What does the term Latino American reference? In this quick, introductory activity, students consider their own preconceptions of Latinos, view a trailer

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