Chapter 10: "Si Se Puede!"1 Chicana/o Activism in San Diego 1965-2000
- Why is the “Sleeping Giant” view wrong when talking about Chicanos?
- What kind of Chicana/o Activism was there in the period 1965-1975?
- How did San Diego Chicanos participate in the national Chicano movement?
- What role did Chicana activists play during the early days of the movement?
- How did Chicano Park and El Centro Cultural de la Raza come into existence?
- Who was Herman Baca and what was his leadership in the Chicano Movement?
- How did Chicanos organize around the issue of immigration?
- What kind of activism was important in the 1970s?
- What was the Union del Barrio?
- What role did artists play in the Chicano movement?
- What was IRCA and how did it affect the Chicano Movement?
- How did Chicanos extend the Chicano movement to local electoral politics?
- What did Chicanos do to protest immigration policies in the 1990s?
- What opposition was there to Proposition 187 among San Diego Chicanos?
- What did Chicanos do to improve education in San Diego in the 1990s?
- What did MECHA do to protest the conservative trends in San Diego in the 1990s?
- What was the San Diego Latino Coalition?
- What was the controversy surrounding the Centro Cultural?
Sí, se puede" is Spanish for "
Yes, it is possible" or, roughly, "
Yes, it can be done." It is the motto of the United Farm Workers.