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"Our Challenge is to Keep Willie's Memory Alive"
William (Willie) Velásquez founded the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project (SVREP) in 1974. The son of a butcher from San Antonio, Texas, he spent his adult life as a community organizer and political activist. Inspired by the [...]
Tags: Social Movements, Voting
Item Type: Article/Essay
Historical Era: Contemporary US (1976 to the present)