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Hostos Fights for Space / Vigilia Pro Hostos

This bilingual flier announces that Hostos Community College students and activists will hold a vigil to raise awareness about their need for funding to complete renovations at 500 Grand Concourse. The flier describes the urgent need for the renovations and the importance of collective action to achieve that goal.

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
Date Created | March 16, 1978
Rights | Obtain From Hostos Community College Archive
Item Type | Text (Flier / Leaflet (1 or 2 page handout))
Cite This document | “Hostos Fights for Space / Vigilia Pro Hostos,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 16, 2017, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/4742.

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