Community activist, educator and organizer. The collection is a source for understanding the role of Puerto Rican activists in the 1980-1990s in New York, the struggles for civil rights of the Puerto Rican community, the National Congress for Puerto Rican Rights, and the Committee Against Fort Apache. There is also information about bilingual education, and other organizations committed to civil rights goals. The types of materials included are reports, flyers, letters and memoranda, press releases and news clippings, as well as photographs.
Finding Aid for the Lourdes Torres Papers