LATINOPIA EVENT 1968 L.A. SCHOOL BOARD SIT-IN

Following the 1968 East Los Angeles high school walk-outs, thirteen individuals were indicted and charged with conspiracy to disturb the peace.  Sal Castro, a teacher at Lincoln high school was one of those charged. When he was removed from his teaching job, the Mexican American community responded with a seven-day sit-in at the headquarters of the Los Angeles School Board.