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Community activists -- New York (State) -- New York

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

CHARAS/El Bohío Cultural and Community Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 233
Abstract

The CHARAS/El Bohío Cultural and Community Center Records are an important resource for studying Puerto Ricans and other Latino communities in the Lower East Side (known as Loisaida), New York from 1970 to 2010. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, flyers, clippings, posters, proposals, reports, financial statements, and artifacts.

Dates: 1965-2010; Majority of material found within 1970s-1990s

Dr. Antonia Pantoja Fellowship Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 267
Scope and Contents The Dr. Antonia Pantoja Fellowship Collection (DAPF) consists of institutional records including e-mail correspondences, board meeting minutes, financial records, strategic planning, and fundraising. The materials in this collection span from 1976 to 2012 with the bulk concentrating on the years 2005 to 2012.Researchers will be able to look through DAPF’s lifespan as a community-based, Latine led, education focused non-profit, in connection with ASPIRA and Dr. Antonia Pantoja’s...
Dates: 1976-2012; Majority of material found in 2005-2012

Gloria Quiñones Papers

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-010
Dates: 1970s-2016; Majority of material found within 1995-2010

José F. Morales The Toxic Avengers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 202
Abstract The José F. Morales The Toxic Avengers Collection was created and donated by José F. Morales, an environmental activist and alternative high school teacher. The collection documents the organizational activities of Morales’ brainchild, The Toxic Avengers. The Toxic Avengers (1987-1993) was a youth group formed by Morales at El Puente Community Center in order to educate the community on environmental issues and combat health hazards in the immediate area of Brooklyn. This is a mixed media...
Dates: 1976-1993; Majority of material found within 1986-1993

National Latinas Caucus Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16
Abstract The principal goal of the National Latinas Caucus was to empower women in local communities by organizing and developing networks around issues of common concern; provide opportunities for personal and professional advancement; and foster a stronger sense of self-awareness. Community activist and social worker Yolanda Sanchez was its founding member. Special projects included El Barrio Renaissance, an effort to create low and moderate income residential housing units by renovating city-owned...
Dates: 1985-1991

Rosalie Stutz New York City Schools Decentralization and Integration Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 218
Abstract The Rosalie Stutz New York City Schools Decentralization and Integration Collection covers a wide range of topics including school decentralization and integration, police brutality, and student’s rights, as well as documenting many public school activist organizations, including EQUAL, the Arthur A. Schomburg Complex, United Bronx Parents, and the West Harlem Liberation school. Other documents of interest include statements from staff members of the Education Division of the Migration...
Dates: 1960-1976; Majority of material found within 1966-1971



About the Collections

Our collections consist of personal papers from prominent Puerto Rican artists, elected officials, social activists, writers, as well as the records of community-based organizations. Our largest collection, the Offices of the Government of Puerto Rico in the United States (OGPRUS) Records, measures approximately 2,900 cubic feet and contains an extraordinary amount of information regarding Puerto Rican migrants and the government institutions established to assist them. The collections date from the 1890s to the present, and document Puerto Rican communities in the Northeast, Midwest, Florida, California and Hawaii.