We posted here earlier about the Chicana por mi Raza (CPMR) Archival Online Database project co-directed by Maria Cotera of University of Michigan, and Linda Garcia Merchant of Voces Primeras. The project seeks to provide “broad-based public access to oral histories, material culture, correspondence, and rare out-of-print publications for use in both scholarly research and the classroom.” MALCS leadership is currently considering organizational sponsorship of the CPMR project. Meanwhile….
The Voces Primeras production team is seeking support for their travel to El Paso, Texas for the 4oth anniversary celebration of the Raza Unida Party Convention. The team will be recording interviews with the Women of the Partido as they share their memories of their involvement in the party and throughout this movement. These women participated as not only political candidates, but also as caucus chairs, precinct captains, and organizers. This is an unprecedented opportunity to record this reflection as it happens. The Indiegogo campaign here seeks financial support to fund their travel, lodging and airefare.
The production team would appreciate your donation at the Indiegogo site, and are offering various small incentives. Or, they write, “Share our link! We don’t have a lot of time to gather these funds, so let your friends and family know about our campaign! If you would like to donate but would like to mail us a check, here is our information: Voces Primeras, 47 West Polk Street, Suite 100-275, Chicago, Illinois 60605.”
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