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February 7, 1991 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some Latino students from UCLA took their battle for a Chicano studies department to Olvera Street on Wednesday, where a broad-based coalition of groups announced its support for the students' demands. At a news conference on the historic street in downtown Los Angeles, the coalition--called the United Community and Labor Alliance--demanded that Chancellor Charles Young meet with its members to discuss the future of a separate Chicano studies department on the Westwood campus.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 7, 1991 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some Latino students from UCLA took their battle for a Chicano studies department to Olvera Street on Wednesday, where a broad-based coalition of groups announced its support for the students' demands. At a news conference on the historic street in downtown Los Angeles, the coalition--called the United Community and Labor Alliance--demanded that Chancellor Charles Young meet with its members to discuss the future of a separate Chicano studies department on the Westwood campus.
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April 19, 1991 | JULIO MORAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Chicano community activists and UCLA students who have been pushing for the creation of a Chicano studies department at the Westwood campus claimed a "significant victory" Thursday after half the members of a faculty advisory committee recommended that such a department be established. "This is an important first step," said Vivien Bonzo, president of the Olvera Street Merchants Assn.
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June 24, 1993 | FRANK O. SOTOMAYOR, NUESTRO TIEMPO EDITOR
Galvanized by a dramatic 14-day hunger strike, an unusual campus-community alliance succeeded last month in strengthening Chicano studies at UCLA. But beyond the importance of the Chicano studies center that will be established, participants said, the struggle won the respect for Chicanos that had become a life-and-death goal for the hunger strikers.
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