"POR MI RAZA HABLARÁ EL ESPÍRITU"
-JOSÉ VASCONCELOS CALDERÓN
La Raza Historical Society
of Santa Clara Valley Board Members
Fernando R. Zazueta
Founding President, JD/Retired
Manolo Callahan, Ph.D.
La Raza Historical Society of Santa Clara Valley
Herman Gallegos, MSW
Francisco Jimenez, Ph.D.
Albert Camarillo, Ph.D.
COLLECT the oral history and material artifacts of La Raza individuals, families, groups, communities, and neighborhoods.
DEVELOP historical presentations about La Raza in La Casa de La Raza (Chiechi House History Park, San José)
CONDUCT collaborative, annual signature programs with History Park, community-based affiliates, community individuals, groups, and schools
PUBLISH historical information and referral resources for community, parents and youth on social media and website
CONDUCT oral and video interviews of significant individuals or groups.
COLLECT & PRESERVE historical material artifacts from individuals and groups
PROVIDE information and referral services at the Chiechi House and on the Internet about Raza history for individuals, children, youth, family and community members, educators and other professionals.
DEVELOP educational materials beginning with 4th grade California history and high school ethnic studies, especially La Raza's experiences, challenges and successes.
BUILD social media venues and a website to facilitate the collection and sharing of historical information and material.