MEChA Constitution says (Article II, section 1): "General membership shall consists of any student who accepts, believes and works for the goals and objectives of MEChA, including liberation of Atzlan, meaning self-determination of our people in this occupied state and the physical liberation of our land."
The acronym MEChA stands for "Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan." or "Chicano Student Movement of Aztlan."
MEChA is an Hispanic separatist organization that encourages anti-American activities and civil disobedience. The radical members of MEChA who refer to themselves as "Mechistas," romanticize Mexican claims to the "lost Territories" of the
These anti-American "Mechistas" live with the false illusion that they are being racially discriminated against because they are Latinos while totally dismissing the idea that maybe it is their ideology that is being discriminated against.