CERCA Now: Hispanic/Latinx Month
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Famous Mexican Americans
California: Cesar E. Chavez National Monument/ Nuestra Señora Reina de la Paz
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Why does Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor think that enacting justice is difficult?
According to Sandra Cisneros, why is it important for art to reflect diverse communities?
How did Cesar Chávez apply the principles of nonviolent protest to achieve justice for farm workers?
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GRADE LEVELS 3-12
Personal identity can be perplexing to understand for many of us. We wonder how we become the people we are and wonder about the role our families and others play in shaping it. These readings allow students to explore the concept of identity through a variety of lenses and reflect on their own identity formation, exploring important questions about the impact of how we define ourselves and others. of crisis, and enduring impact.