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"Hostos students call vigil to get city funds for annex"

This issue of the Daily World included an article stating that Hostos Community College students and activists planned a vigil to raise awareness about their need for funding to complete renovations at 500 Grand Concourse.

By 1977, the third part of the campaign to save Hostos Community College had picked up momentum. Having extremely poor facilities, the college had acquired a second building across the street from its original location that would allow Hostos to expand. However, the 500 Grand Concourse building needed renovations to be useable but the college had been denied the funds necessary to prepare and occupy their second building. A fresh wave of organizing by students and faculty drove efforts to enable Hostos to continue to be a hub of opportunity for residents of the South Bronx.

Source | Hostos Community College Archive
Creator | Weissman, Alicia
Date Created | March 14, 1978
Rights | Obtain From Daily World
Item Type | Text (Article / Essay)
Cite This document | Weissman, Alicia, “"Hostos students call vigil to get city funds for annex",” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed June 28, 2017, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/4732.

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