What Does MEChA Stand for?. M-movimiento E-estudiantil Ch-chicano/a de A-aztlán Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano/a de Aztlán!. History. In the late 1960’s The Chicano Movement helped develop cultural and historical pride in our people Chicanos and Chicanas demanded to be equal
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Came together in April 1969
Over 100 Chicanos joined to formulate the plan for higher education.
This document Was successful and 2 important contributions developed:
The historic mission of MEChA involved a plan that builds an educational ladder to advance our people
“As mechistas we commit ourselves to return to our community and contribute to the chicano/a nation”
Opportunity to visit universities
Visiting Universities gives us a chance to network & interests us in furthering our education.
Give us insight of the programs universities offer
Meeting other high school and college students helps build relationships
New students get involved
You feel comfortable participating in activities
Scholarships for college
Seniors should to apply for some kind of scholarship to help pay for college.
Involvement pays off
Participants have better opportunities of getting a scholarship
We have fun while we socialize with other students, build self-confidence & pride
Community service we provide:
Babysitting for parent/bilingual nights
Ridge to river
Clean up, ect.
Relay for Life
Helping raise money for the less fortunate
Mecha Fun Nights
Once per quarter
FOOD!!! : )
Karaoke, play station, and board games
From 7-11pm :]
Can invite Eastmont or other schools
Fun time with friends