Learn about Jovita Idar, a teacher, journalist, nurse and civil rights activist who grew up in Texas and endeavored to expose segregation, lynching and other injustices endured by Mexican Americans in the early 20th century. Jovita Idar was born September 7, 1885.
Also, see a classroom lesson about Jovita Idar and other important people on IDRA’s We All Belong – School Resource Hub? Check out the lesson by Unladylike2000, through a partnersihp with IDRA.
IDRA provides training and customized technical assistance that supports educators in offering Mexican American Studies courses in Texas public schools. We co-led two professional development training sessions to support the extension and expansion of Mexican American Studies in teacher preparation and ongoing professional development. Learn more.