Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Latinos at the Golden GateCreating Community and Identity in San Francisco$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Tomas F. Summers Sandoval Jr.

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781469607665

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9781469607672_SummersSandoval

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.northcarolina.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of North Carolina Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in NCSO for personal use.date: 29 June 2022

All Those Who Care about the Mission, Stand Up with Me!

All Those Who Care about the Mission, Stand Up with Me!

Latino Community Formation and the Mission Coalition Organization

Chapter:
(p.119) Chapter Four All Those Who Care about the Mission, Stand Up with Me!
Source:
Latinos at the Golden Gate
Author(s):

Tomás F. Jr. Summers Sandoval

Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607665.003.0005

This chapter describes the Mission Coalition Organization (MCO), a grassroots, multi-issue coalition that brought together scores of local organizations representing more than 12,000 residents. At its height, the MCO was an institutional force, recognized as the “voice” of the district in political circles and authorized as the local agent of Model Cities—a 1966 federally funded “community development” program mandating “citizen participation.” Through an assortment of programs and campaigns, the MCO made lasting and meaningful changes to the infrastructure of everyday life for both contemporary and succeeding generations of local residents.

Keywords:   Latin American migrants, San Francisco, Mission District, community organizations

North Carolina Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .