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Dorothy Harris in Protest Over Space at Hostos

This clipping of the May 2,1974 issue of The Clarion shows an image of student Dorothy Harris alongside an article on the campaign to secure more space for Hostos Community College. The Clarion was a widely read newspaper issued by the Professional Staff Congress, the union representing City University of New York faculty and non-teaching instructional staff. The newspaper consistently published stories that narrated student, faculty, and community efforts to improve the conditions and expand the space of Hostos Community College.

This campaign was the first iteration of organizing on behalf of the school. In 1974, students, faculty, the Professional Staff Congress, and community members came together to acquire the 500 Grand Concourse building for Hostos—the first of three distinct efforts to support the school in securing needed resources and keeping its doors open for the South Bronx community.

Source | Hostos Community College Archives
Creator | Reiss, Sam
Date Created | May 2, 1975
Rights | Obtain From Clarion
Item Type | Image (Photograph)
Cite This document | Reiss, Sam, “Dorothy Harris in Protest Over Space at Hostos ,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 6, 2023,


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