About MEChA

Design by Román Castellanos-Monfil (ES ’15)

Meetings for Fall 2022: Thursdays at 7pm! Family Dinners held beforehand in the Dining Hall at 6pm.

Location: MEChA Room on the 3rd Floor of La Casa Cultural Julia de Burgos on 301 Crown Street

Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán (MEChA) de Yale, established in 1969, is an organization of students of different ethnic and racial backgrounds who have come together in pursuit of social justice, community empowerment and cultural awareness.

The organization is composed of students on campus who are politically conscious and sensitive to the issues affecting underrepresented peoples of our communities and our nation. We seek to strengthen our ties with the New Haven population through communication and cooperation to stand in solidarity with each other.

MEChA de Yale promotes and supports the pursuit of education as a means to achieve self-empowerment. Our social and political activism is a direct response to the problems that affect the Latinx population and other communities of struggle locally, nationally and globally.

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