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Chiques History Note #2 – CSO, Chicano Moratorium, and Colonia Village

Chiques History Notes is a series of post based on my research on Oxnard, CA.

One of the first newspaper articles informing the Mexican community about the Community Service Organization (CSO) in Oxnard.

Source: Oxnard Press-Courier, 7 Oct 1958.

Local Chicana/os organized one of the largest march held in Oxnard in 1970, exposing the Mexican community to the unjust war in Vietnam.

Source: The Press-Courier, 20 Sep 1970.

The Oxnard Housing Authority announcing the opening of Colonia Village, which my family was one of the first residents.

Source: Oxnard Press-Courier, 22 Dec 1951.