Tag Archives | Elizabeth “Betita” Martinez

  • Betita Martinez (left) and staffers of El Grito del Norte in Las Vegas, New Mexico, 1972

    #BetitaTaughtUs: Chicanisma and El Movimiento

    With deep sadness and respect, Organizing Upgrade is sharing a few more tributes to movement elder Betita Martinez, who died June 29. In her 95 years she lived many lifetimes, and brought her commitment, wit and political clarity to several of the most significant social movements of our day.