This painting was created by R.E. Garcia for the Supreme Council of the Mexican-American Movement. The Supreme Council of the Mexican-American Movement was created in 1945 to "improve the social, educational, economic and spiritual conditions among Mexican-Americans and Mexican people living in the United States of America" (Articles of Incorporation, 1945). The organization had its roots in the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). 11 in. x 8.5 in.