Student Life

Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan

Name: Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan
Nickname: MEChA
Current President: Ray Gonzalez
Advisor: Claudia Martinez

MEChA is an acronym for Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, a national organization that stages a number of events on campus, including a Day of the Dead event in the fall. Students interested in exploring Chicano/Mexican-American/Latino culture can participate in the Redlands chapter of MEChA. The organization is open to all students, regardless of ethnicity.

MEChA National Website


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