Bert Corona worked alongside Cesar Chavez and the UFW organizing farm workers and in the political sphere, he served as co-chair for both Lyndon Johnson’s and Bobby Kennedy’s presidential campaigns in California. Bert Corona’s experiences are historical, inspirational, and political in nature. Bert Corona is credited, along with Cesar Chavez and others, for founding the modern Chicano movement.
Bert Corona Charter Middle School will equip low-income students in grades 6–8 for academic success and active community participation. The school is located in the Heart of the San Fernando Valley, Pacoima, an area fraught with poverty and academically struggling students. Bert Corona Charter Middle School seeks to close the achievement gap for these students by providing clear and high expectations for all students, a personalized and supportive learning environment that recognizes students’ accomplishments, family-school-community partnerships and service, and culturally enriched curriculum.
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9400 Remick St., Pacoima CA 91331