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National Education Task Force de la Raza Records

Identifier: UNMA-177

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the collection materials are from 1973-1976 when Rupert Trujillo was chair of the Task Force. The materials focus on activities of the Task Force, particularly on conferences and workshops held during that time. There are several files related to bilingual-bicultural education, both in creating training programs and trying to get legislation passed. The collection also contains several reports of activities from around the country.


  • 1971-1976

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.

Historical Note

The National Education Task Force de la Raza was a federally funded educational program aimed at improving educational opportunities for Mexican Americans. Established in 1970 the Task Force moved its national head-quarters to Albuquerque in 1973 with native New Mexican Rupert Trujillo as its national chairman. At the time Trujillo was the assistant dean of the College of Education at UNM. The Task Force sponsored workshops and activities and worked to pass legislation to increase bilingual-bicultural programs in schools.


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Finding Aid of the National Education Task Force de la Raza Records, 1971 - 1976
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131