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ABOUT
US
 

"POR MI RAZA HABLARÁ EL ESPÍRITU"

 -JOSÉ VASCONCELOS CALDERÓN

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La Raza Historical Society
of Santa Clara Valley Board Members

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Richard K. Alejandro

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Ramon Martinez, Ph.D.

Founding Secretary

(408) 482-3200

grantguy@pacbell.net

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Consuelo Rodriquez, Ed.D.

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Sandra Jewett, Ph.D.

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Gregorio Mora-Torres, Ph.D.

Bert Garcia

Website Editor

(408) 427-4536

bertgarciah@gmail.com

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Steve Robles

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Fernando R. Zazueta

Founding President, JD/Retired

(408) 795-7530

fernando.zazueta@larazahs.org

Manolo Callahan, Ph.D.

Advisory Council
La Raza Historical Society of Santa Clara Valley

Herman Gallegos, MSW

Pioneer Civil Rights Activist

info@larazahs.org

Honorable Blanca Alvarado

Retired Elected Official

info@larazahs.org

Albert Camarillo, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor, Stanford University

info@larazahs.org

Francisco Jimenez, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor, Santa Clara University

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Hermelinda Sapien

President, CEO of Employment Training

info@larazahs.org

Bob Nunez

Nunez Foundation

info@larazahs.org

Fernando R. Zazueta, J.D.

LRHS Founding President

info@larazahs.org

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Jesús Orosco

President, Execitive Director

(408) 641-0639

jesus.orosco@larazahs.org

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Rosanna Alvarez

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Joel Ruiz Herrera, Ed.D.

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Email Us

info@larazahs.org

Visit Us

History Park

635 Phelan Ave.

San José, CA 95112

Mail Us

1650 Senter Road

San José, CA 95112

 
 
 
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OUR GOALS

  •  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

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MAJOR OBJECTIVES

  •  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.