Papers, 1961-1998.


Reyes, Luis O. (Luis Orlando) 1944-. Papers, 1961-1998.

Papers, 1961-1998.

The collection consists of administrative files, correspondence, notes, notebooks, minutes, reports, announcements, and clippings. The folders are organized alphabetically and the documents are arranged chronologically. The papers are a valuable resource for the study and understanding of public education and the Puerto Rican/ Latino community in New York City from the 1980s-1990s. The documents in this collection fill a significant information gap on important organizations such as ASPIRA of New York, Inc., the Puerto Rican/Latino Educational Roundtable and the Latino Commission on AIDS.

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New York City Public Schools (corporateBody)

Reyes, Luis O. (Luis Orlando) 1944- (person)

An activist and educator, Reyes has been at the forefront of the struggle for bilingual, multicultural education and for improving educational opportunities for Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York City. He was the Director of Research for ASPIRA of New York from 1986-1990 and was a member of the Board of Education of the City of New York from 1990-1998. Born December 18, 1944 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, he came to Brooklyn New York in 1946. In ASPIRA of New York, Inc. he served as Direc...

New York (N.Y.). Board of Education (corporateBody)

Pantoja, Antonia, 1922-2002. (person)

Latino Commission on Aids. (corporateBody)

Aspira of America (corporateBody)

Serrano, José E., 1943- (person)

Koch, Ed, 1924-2013 (person)

Politician, congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward I. Koch : oral history, 1975-1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 298686772 ...

Aspira of New York (corporateBody)

Originating as a concept and subsequent proposal titled "New Leaders in New York," ASPIRA of New York, Inc. was founded in 1961 (as ASPIRA, Inc.) by Antonia Pantoja and five colleagues from the Puerto Rican Association for Community Affairs (PRACA). The first private Puerto Rican organization to receive foundation monies, ASPIRA was posed as an alternative to the growing influence of street gangs in the lives of Puerto Rican youth and was conceived to address the severe lack of educational attai...

New York (N.Y.). Latino Commission on Educational Reform (corporateBody)

Fernández, Joseph A. (person)

Velázquez, Nydia M., 1953- (person)

Hispanic AIDS Forum. (corporateBody)

Ferrer, Fernando, 1950- (person)

Green, J. R. (John Richard) (person)

Dinkins, David N. (person)

BIOGHIST REQUIRED David N. Dinkins was born in Trenton, New Jersey on July 10, 1927. In his early childhood, Dinkins moved with his mother to Harlem, but returned to Trenton to attend high school. After graduating he enrolled in Howard University in Washington, DC. World War II erupted and his studies were put on hold when he served in the United States Marine Corps. After serving as a Marine during World War II, he went on to obtain his bachelor's degree in mathematics from Howard ...

Giuliani, Rudolph W. (person)

Cortines, Ramon C. (person)

New York (N.Y.). Puerto Rican/Latino Education Roundtable. (corporateBody)