Lupe Anguiano, an educator, who all her life has worked for the equality of all people. As a Missionary Sister for fifteen years, she worked to improve the social, education and economic conditions of poor people throughout the United States. Lupe was a United Farm Workers Volunteer, working under the direction of Cesar Chavez in Delano, CA and then in Michigan where she lead the grape boycott of 1965.

During the 60s and 70s Lupe's involvement in the Women's Movement helped bring Catholic support to the Equal Rights Amendment. She is a founding member of the National Women's Political Caucus, working with Gloria Steinem, Bella Abzug, and other feminists leaders. An elected delegate of the Texas and 1977 National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas; Lupe, along with Jean Stapleton and Coretta Scott King, read the "Declaration of American Women" one of the highlights of this landmark event for women of the US.

Nationally, She is best known for her many years of award winning work demonstrating changes needed in AFDC Welfare Policy. Through the creation of the National Women's Employment and Education Model Program (NWEE), Lupe created, field-tested and implemented this groundbreaking model as a "change agent" to AFDC Welfare. The Model is a "How-to-Policy" for AFDC Welfare Government Agencies. It illustrates how a government agency can assist women (as single parents and heads of households) to move into the employment training, education and social sevices needed to become economically self-supporting wage earners like over 80% of American Women.
What is Lupe doing now?
As a tireless champion of environmental activism, Lupe has been an vocal advocate for the Community Alliance Evnironmental Coatlition of Ventura County California.

Their present focus; to prevent an Austrailian company from the construction of a pipeline that would transport liquefied natural gas through the agricultural fields and residential areas of the city of Oxnard in Ventura County.
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