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University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

April 2017

Honoring a Chicana Activist Dignity Warrior: The Life and Work of Alicia Escalante

April 14, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UCSB Main Library, Pacific View Room, 8th Floor, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

A reception honoring Alicia Escalante, life-long community activist. Please join us in recognizing the life-long activism of Alicia Escalante, the founder of the East Los Angeles Welfare Rights Organization (ELAWRO), who recently donated her papers to the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives at the UCSB Library. Escalante organized the ELAWRO in 1967 after tiring of the indignities poor, single mothers of color like her secured at the hands of local authorities. Focused on economic justice and human dignity, Escalante’s social…

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