Protest Day in New York / Dia de Protesta en Nueva York
This flier announces a citywide protest to the headquarters of the Emergency Financial Control Board (EFCB) in April of 1977. Targeted specifically to Puerto Ricans and the Latino American community, the flier describes rampant financial hardship and the need to protest worsening conditions. The EFCB was the body put in place to manage the budget crisis plaguing New York City. Made up largely of business people and bankers alongside city and state officials, the board was viewed as the driving force behind the massive cuts to public services New Yorkers sustained, including cuts to funding for CUNY. This flier articulates the need for Puerto Ricans and other members of the Latino community to come together to oppose the actions of the EFCB.
Source | Hostos Community College Archives Date Created | April 15, 1977 Rights | Obtain From Hostos Community College Archives Item Type | Text (Flier / Leaflet (1 or 2 page handout)) Cite This document | “Protest Day in New York / Dia de Protesta en Nueva York,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed October 23, 2020, https://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/4542.