Hostos Community College protests with sign that reads "We Don't Want to Be Potential Welfare Candidates"
Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006
Photograph by Carlos Ortiz of the Hostos Community College protests to save the South Bronx community college from closing in 1976 due to the NYC fiscal crisis. The protest signs read "We Don't Want to Be Potential Welfare Candidates" and a partially-obscured sign that reads "East Harlem will Fight to Save Community."The protests were successfully in saving Hostos Community College from closing.
1976, Date created
Photograph: color photographs
Activism, Protests, Activism, Welfare, Education
Individuals or Organizations MentionedCity University of New York. Hostos Community College
Related PlacesSouth Bronx
Carlos Ortiz Papers, 1940s-2006. Hostos Community College protests with sign that reads "We Don't Want to Be Potential Welfare Candidates": CaOr_b24_Hostos_Takeover_pg02_0002. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 09 Aug 2020.
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