East Harlem Common Ground Records
Scope and Contents
Collection includes agendas, maps, a guidebook and member listings.This small collection is arranged topically.
- Creation: 2001-2003
- East Harlem Common Ground (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to researchers without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright held by Centro.
Biographical / Historical
A civic, non-partisan association committed to the political education and empowerment of the residents of East Harlem (known as El Barrio), EHCG sought to increase awareness of issues that affected the community and to cultivate leadership amongst its members. Through educational forums, town hall meetings and workshops, the group’s intention was to “make the people of East Harlem (El Barrio) a positive force in shaping the political decisions that affect their lives.” (Mission Statement)
1.25 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Metadata Rights Declarations
- License: This record is made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Creative Commons license.
A civic, non-partisan association committed to the political education and empowerment of the residents of East Harlem (known as El Barrio). The collection measures 1.25 cubic feet and includes agendas, maps, a guide book and member listings.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Daniel Perez and Carlos Vargas.
- East Harlem Common Ground Records
- Pedro Juan Hernández
- May 2020
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- May 2021: Guide was revised in May 2021 by Wendy Jiménez.