Watching Two Videos and answering four questions

Introduction to the Videos (Part 1 and Part 2): Organizers and attendees of La Raza Unida Party’s 40th Year Commemoration in El Paso, Texas on September 1, 2012, took time to reflect on the significance and importance of the event. The commemoration was held in El Paso, Texas August 29th to September 2, 2012 at the University of Texas at El Paso and at the Mercado Mayapan in Central El Paso. The four-day event was attended by over 500 people.

@ the Raza Unida Party 40th Year Commemoration, Video #1 (Part 1):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hw95_xaRf0k

Published on Oct 15, 2012

@ the Raza Unida Party 40th Year Commemoration, Video #2 (Part 2):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO-skj5Sk5o&t=73s

Published on Oct 15, 2012

After you watch the two short videos answer the following questions:

  • When was La Raza Unida founded and why do you think it was important to organize? Do you think the Resolutions (Priorities) developed at the 1972 convention are as important today, why or why not? (Please write a minimum of 75 words)
  • Do you think the 40th Year Commemoration of La Raza Unida in El Paso in 2012 was an important event, why or why not? Could you see a similar event be organized in your lifetime? (Please write a minimum of 75 words)
  • How did women participate and organize at La Raza Unida Conference or given your interests if you were attending the conference how would you contribute? (Please write a minimum of 75 words)
  • According to Dr. Saenz in 2050 Latinos will comprise 50% percent of the population. Do you think society will be different in 2050 for multicultural groups or will it be the same? (Please write a minimum of 75 words)