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York College News Release on Training Program

This press release from York College announces the creation of a "training program in community development for community leaders of Jamaica." Funded by a federal grant as well as support from York College, the announced program would feature six courses ranging from physical "land use" planning to housing policy in the inner city.

The program was established at the behest of the Jamaica Steering Committee, a group composed of "more than 80" organizations in Jamaica, Queens. York College, since its establishment in 1966, reflected CUNY's commitment to housing a four-year college in Jamaica. For many residents, the school offered great promise to the underserved neighborhood.

Source | York College Archives
Creator | Shanley, John
Date Created | May 27, 1971
Rights | Obtain From York College Archives
Item Type | Text (Report / Paper / Proposal)
Cite This document | Shanley, John, “York College News Release on Training Program,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 8, 2023,

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