Letter to Mayor Abraham Beame from Charles B. Rangel: Notice of Potential Hostos Closure
In 1975, in response to the New York City fiscal crisis, Hostos Community College was slated to merge with Bronx Community College in order to dramatically cut spending. It was this threat that led to the second iteration of organizing to save Hostos. Determined to preserve Hostos for the South Bronx as a place for students to pursue a bilingual higher education, students, faculty, staff, and community groups joined forces to keep Hostos open for the community.
Creator | Rangel, Charles B.
Date Created | November 21, 1975
Rights | Obtain From Hostos Community College Archives
Item Type | Text (Diary / Correspondence)
Cite This document | Rangel, Charles B. , “Letter to Mayor Abraham Beame from Charles B. Rangel: Notice of Potential Hostos Closure ,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed August 14, 2022, https://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/4242.