Farm Worker Organizing, Student Strikes & the Creation of Newspapers



April 12, 2016 | 4PM
Labor Archives and Research Center, San Francisco State University
1630 Holloway Avenue, Leonard Library Room 460, San Francisco


For our next Latino Voices program, Professor Katynka Martínez will discuss the role of newspapers and television media during United Farm Worker strikes and within East Los Angeles Chicana/Chicano student organizing of the late 1960s. The political cartoons in Latina/Latino newspapers of the 1960s will be highlighted.

Katynka Martínez is an Associate Professor of Latina/Latino Studies, College of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University.

Latino Voices: A History of Latino Press, Radio and Comic Arts in the United States is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association as part of The Common Good: The Humanities in the Public Square initiative.

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