This page is a special tribute to the Chicana Activist and Leader Elizabeth "Betita" Martinez. Betita will always live on in the movimento for the next 550 years and beyond!
At 21, Elizabeth “Betita” Martínez worked as a clerk, translator and researcher for the newly formed United Nations. As part of her duties, the recent college graduate read reports published by colonial powers, describing how they controlled territories.... click to read the full article!
Through her writings, she inspired, provoked, educated, strategized, organized and built cross-racial and cross-ethnic alliances, all in pursuit of social justice.... click to read the full article!
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