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Colorado Chicano Movement Archives Advocates

Colorado Chicano Movement Archives Advocates (CCMAA)


The CCMAA is a volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the invaluable history and legacy of the Colorado Chicano Movement.

The Mission of the Advocates: To further the goals of the Colorado State University-Pueblo University Archives in acquiring, preserving, and making accessible records, films, photographs, and other items relating to the history of the Colorado Chicano Movement; in promoting the Colorado Chicano Movement collections; and in educating the wider community about the history and significance of the Chicano Movement in Colorado.

Specifically, the group will:

  • Assist the Archives to acquire important documents, films, photographs, and other records that are important to the understanding and interpretation of Chicano Movement in Colorado;
  • Assist the Archives to raise funds for the preservation and digitization of acquisitions;
  • Sponsor events that celebrate and educate the community about the Chicano Movement in Colorado;
  • Provide voluntary services under the direction of the University Archivist

Organization: The CCMAA, a volunteer group, will be organized in the following manner.

Membership: New members would be proposed by the current leadership of the group and the final membership approved by the Dean of the Library.
6 members of the community
2 members of the University community
University Archivist
Dean of Library Services (ex-officio)

The members of the Advocates would elect a Chair and Secretary each year.

Non-Profit Status:
As a volunteer group, this committee would not have any official non-profit status. Any funds raised could be received under the auspices of the CSU-Pueblo Foundation on behalf of the Archives.