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Finding aid for the CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California records 0577
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The CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California records comprise the organizational records of the non-profit, professional organization currently known as CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California. CCNMA, formerly known as the California Chicano News Media Association, promotes diversity in news media by providing encouragement, scholarships, and educational programs for Latinos pursuing careers in journalism. CCNMA was founded in 1972 in Los Angeles, California. The CCNMA records consist of correspondence, reports, administrative records, photographs, subject files, clippings, audiovisual material, event programs, and other material created by the organization from its founding in 1972 through its more recent activities in the 2010s. The collection documents the history of CCNMA as well as many of its educational and professional programs, including the CCNMA's various scholarship funds, such as the Joel Garcia Memorial and Frank del Olmo Memorial scholarships; the Ruben Salazar Journalism Awards; the Journalism Opportunities Conference (JOC) hosted annually by CCNMA; and the various CCNMA journalism workshops for high school and college students. Lastly, the collection holds material relating to the creation and publication of CCNMA's quarterly newsletter, El Sol.
CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California is a non-profit, professional organization that aims to promote diversity in the news media by providing encouragement, scholarships and educational programs for Latinos pursuing careers in journalism. The organization's mission is to foster an accurate and fair portrayal of Latinos in the news, and to promote the social, economic and professional advancement of Latino journalists.
47.77 Linear Feet 45 boxes
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