The Language Rights Coalition Announces a Campaign Against Nativism/Anti-Immigrant Legislation

Richie Pérez Papers, 1918-2006

Press release from Language Rights Coalition for a press conference at City Hall to urge leaders and organizations to oppose efforts to make English the national language because it discourages bilingualism and bilingual education.


Date
June 27, 1996, Date accepted
Creator
Richie Pérez
Location

99 Hudson Street, New York, NY - Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund

Language
English
Document Type
Document: other
Identifier
RiPe_b24_f01_0037_pg01
Related Keywords
English-only, Bilingual education, Bilingualism, Legislation, Activism, Activists, Protests, Politicians
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund, Community Service Society, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hispanic Labor Committee, Local 1199, Hispanic National Bar Association, Bill Clinton, Bronx Borough President, New York State Association For Bilingual Education, National Puerto Rican Coalition, Puerto Rico. Federal Affairs Administration, Puerto Rican Bar Association, Lincoln Hospital, José E. Serrano, Nydia Velázquez, Luis Gutierrez, Charles Rangel, Olga Méndez, José Rivera, Guillermo Linares, Luis O. Reyes, Isaura Santiago, City University of New York. Hostos Community College, Elaine Ruiz
Related Places
Tribeca (is referenced)
Citation
Richie Pérez Papers, 1918-2006. The Language Rights Coalition Announces a Campaign Against Nativism/Anti-Immigrant Legislation: RiPe_b24_f01_0037_pg01. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 12 Aug 2020.
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Repository
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