Oral history interview with Armando Navarro / cBy Carlos Vasquez
- Physical description
- iii, 220 leaves ; 28 cm.
- Navarro discusses his early life and education in Cucamonga, California, military service and higher education, and provides information about his role as scholar/community activist in such organizations as La Raza Unida, Californios for Fair Representation as well as organizing regional conferences and meetings to discuss such issues as immigration reform, voter registration and education, police-community relations, church-community relations, and United States-Mexico relations.
- Navarro, Armando, 1941-
- Ruiz, Raúl, 1941-2011
- Corona, Bert N.
- Baca, Herman.
- Muǹoz, Carlos, 1939-
- Gutiérrez, José Angel
- Santillan, Richard.
- Alatorre, Richard.
- Brown, Willie L. (Willie Lewis), Jr., 1934-
- Garcia, Miguel.
- Quezada, Leticia.
- United States. Army Reserve.
- Chaffey College (Alta Loma, Calif.).
- Mexican American Political Association (Calif.)
- Raza Unida Party (Calif.)
- Democratic Party (Calif.).
- University of Utah.
- Californians for Fair Representation.
- Catholic Church > California.
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > United States.
- Mexican Americans > California > Biography.
- Mexican Americans > California.
- Mexican Americans > Politics and government.
- Voting > California.
- Community organization > California, Southern.
- Apportionment (Election law) > California.
- Racism > California.
- Mexican American agricultural laborers > California.
- Oral history.
- Cucamonga (Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.)
- California > Politics and government > 1951-
- East Los Angeles (Calif.).
- Ontario (Calif.).
- Crystal City (Tex.).
- San Bernardino County (Calif.).
- Publication date
- Armando Navarro has been an activist espousing issues pertinent to the Mexican-American community since his days as a college student. As a scholar and community activist Navarro was responsible for the organization of La Raza Unida party in the area of San Bernardino and Riveside counties. In 1977 he organized the Congreso para Pueblos Unidos; since 1983 he has been executive director, Institute for Social Justice. In 1981 he was state director of Californios for Fair Representation (CFR), a coalition of over fifty Chicano community organizaitons in California mobilizing public opinion against gerrymandering of the Chicano electorate in the state.
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