Young Chicano's Fight For Equality!
In the fight for equality, the YCCA, whom later became the Brown Berets, fought for all Chicanos who were being treated unfairly and with brutality in southwest U.S.
The 1950's leading into the 60's in the United States was all about the Civil Rights Movement. Various races and gender groups were trying to fight for equality or in better terms have the same opportunity and is treated with the same level of respect as the average white american born. Chicano's, especially young Chicano-Americans were fighting for that same standard. They were fed up that just because of their origin that they don't have the same job opportunities to have good living conditions, police brutality inflicted on young scholar Chicano's and won't be accepted for schools to give them a proper education. This led to protests and a start-up to key organizations. These organizations like the Brown Berets were trying to prove without a proper education and livelihood acceptance standards that how could these Chicano's ever have a chance to succeed in life or fulfill up to their dreams and they also tried to prove that these people had a great work ethic and just wanted to get that chance.
The Brown Berets were trying to effect equality standards by these methods: