What was the purpose of El Plan de Santa Barbara?
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DISCUSSION 11 COURSE MATERIALS:
READINGS –
El Plan de Santa Barbara
FILMS/VIDEOS –
Chicano! Quest for a Homeland
The Fight for Ethnic Studies
Unrest
ACTIVITY –
El Plan de Santa Barbara Primary Source Activity
PROMPT: What was the purpose of El Plan de Santa Barbara? How is El Plan de Santa Barbara a reflection of the larger Chicano and Civil Rights Movements? Examine the goals that were outlined for Chicanas/os/x in higher education. How does the document serve as a blueprint for the establishment of Chicana/o/x Studies? Provide specific examples from the 3 course materials identified in the prompt.