Religion and Pan-Latino Consciousness: Fr. Luis Olivares and the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles, 1980-1985


My paper proposal for the Latino Studies conference concerns the sanctuary movement in Los Angeles in the early 1980s when thousands of Central Americans especially from El Salvador entered as political refugees. Fleeing the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Mario Garcia (University of California Santa Barbara)

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Social Science--Qualitative , Puerto Rican


REL-3 » Spirituality and Latinidad (10:15am - Saturday, 9th July, Sierra Madre)

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