New Release: A 2-disc CD collection of Chicano music entitled
"The Chicano Alliance" is now available. Proceeds from the sale
of this CD will benefit a number of Chicano-related
charities. The following text, taken directly from the CD's liner
notes, more specifically describes the project and its background:
The Chicano Alliance "Para Los Ninos" CD, an important acknowledgement of
the Chicano community and the Chicano music scene, is a commemorative
two-disc CD collection that contains a variety of musical styles and
artists. Proceeds will benefit The Chicano Alliance Network, Para Los
Ninos, and The Quetzalcoatl Memorial Scholarship.
- Featured artists include: Tierra, Malo, Little Joe y La Familia, El
Chicano, Rosie & The Originals, and many more.
- The Chicano Alliance Network, a national group promoting
unity, supports and sponsors positive endeavors by Chicanos as they move
into the American mainstream culture.
- Para Los Ninos, founded in 1980, is a nonprofit family support center
designed to raise at-risk children out of poverty and into brighter
through positive educational opportunities and support involving families
- The Quetzalcoatl Memorial Scholarship, the creation of KPCC 89.3 FM
personality Daniel "Sancho" Castro, is a nonprofit foundation whose sole
purpose is to further the educational achievement of the
- Available in most major record stores.