Women's history month 2021: El Paso, TX

Women's history month 2021: El Paso, TX

Lucy ACOSTA, Mexican American activist, Advocate for elders

Project Amistad transportation
Project Amistad transportation

Lucy G. Acosta (1926-2008) was a Mexican American activist in El Paso, TX who worked with the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Lucy served on many community boards and co-founded Project Amistad in 1976.

Primary Resources?

Secondary Resources

Texas Women's Hall of Fame       DIGIE,   

Handbook of Texas Online

Wikipedia (has bibliography in references)

 DIGIE (group photo)

Teaching Resources

El Paso Women's History Coloring Book Vol. 1 available through UTEP Library Special Collections



Eva Ross describes work of Lucy Acosta on location!


Visit UTEP Library Special Collections: MS 447 Eva Ross Collection on El Paso Women in UTEP Library Special Collections

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