The Latino Legacy Foundation

Welcomes You

(From left to right: Courtesy San Ysidro Health: Courtesy John Nelson/The San Diego Union-Tribune, Courtesy Teatro Mascara Majica)

Our Mission:
Preserving our rich Latino history, 
Recognizing our accomplishments 
that have contributed to the betterment of humanity.

We are excited to announce our multimedia online book project. 

Told in a three-part series, Part 1 and 2 are now online:

Bill Virchis, Co- Founder Teatro Mascara Majica
© Latino Legacy Foundation

Segregated classroom (Courtesy SD History Center)

Laura Rodriguez, Founder Family Health Centers
© Latino Legacy Foundation

Join Our Journey

We use multimedia as a powerful storytelling
tool to build knowledge, foster understanding
and to bring us together.

San Diego Latino Legacy
Timeline – Milestones – Stories

Our multimedia online book chronicles San Diego’s Latino experience, including our historic roots, civil rights that highlight the Chicano movement and current momentous events.

Support Us

Your donation is a gift to our community. Our online book will be accessible to the general public.

Stay in Touch


Presenting Sponsor

Public Sponsor

Funding provided by the State of California

Legacy Patron

Legacy Donors

Academic Legacy Partners

Legacy Supporters

Ann Parode Dynes

The McGrory Family Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation

Port of San Diego

Toni G. Atkins
Senate President pro Tempore

County of San Diego Community Enhancement Program