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Our Story

La Raza Historical Society is an avenue for the preservation of social, business, political, and

civil rights contributions of La Raza community from

the mid 1800s to present.

La Raza

Historical Society

on Youtube

Subscribe to our YouTube channel where we post content about The History of the Mexican

Civil Rights Movement in

San Jose, California 1940s

to the present.


 Suffrage, Sufrimiento y Corazón: A Chicana TEA Talk



Join us for Chicana perspectives on women's suffrage by way of an inter-generational panel acknowledging la lucha as it relates to our personal histories in Santa Clara Valley, the political landscape through the times, and the urgency of our present moment.

 Chicana Activism 1960s - 

 LatinX 2019: A Panel Discussion



Chicana Activists from the 1960’s Chicano Movement will discuss their activism and leadership with LatinX activists and leaders of today. Today’s generation has dispensed with Chicano/a terms and identifies itself as LatinX, a gender neutral term which is also inclusive of diverse life styles.  

 The Chiechi Happy Hour 

NOV. 27

Come and be with us for our website launch party and happy hour. Don't miss out!


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Visit Us: History Park, 635 Phelan Ave., San José, CA 95112

Mail Us: 1650 Senter Road, San José, CA 95112