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Product Catalog : Great Lives in Colorado History
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales: Chicano Activist

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Code: 978-0-86541-182-1
Price: $8.95
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By Jorge-Ayn Riley

[About the Great Lives biography series.]

Rodolfo ‘Corky’ Gonzales was born in Denver in 1928 and died in Denver in 2005. His life’s mission was to improve the lives of Chicanos and to instill a sense of pride in Chicano heritage. As a political activist, he founded the Crusade for Justice, an organization that worked for social justice. The school he founded, Escuela Tlatelolco continues today is a Denver Public School. Corky’s epic poem, “I Am Joaquin”, is taught in many university literature courses.

Ages 8 to 10
Bilingual in English and Spanish
66 pages (English 32/Spanish 34)
Trim: 5" by 8"
Publication date: 2013

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