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Centro Cultural (Denver, Colo.)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1968-1971

Sources

B105.02.0001.0005 - Statement of Purpose
AKA- Centro-Cultural or El Centro

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

American Jewish Committee, Colorado Chapter, El Centro Cultural Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: B105
Overview The American Jewish Committee is an ethnic advocacy group established in New York in 1906. The Denver office of the AJC opened in 1967 and closed in 2013. This collection primarily contains the records of the El Centro Cultural Project from the Colorado Chapter. The joint project between the Jews and the "Chicanos" existed from 1968 to 1971 when it was discontinued due to financial difficulties and inter-group differences. Hispanic art and culture was emphasized. The opening of the center was...

Interfamilia Proposal, between 1968-1971

 File
Identifier: B105.02.0001.0020
Scope and Contents Centro Cultural proposal for student exchange between Mexican-Americans in Denver and Jefferson County. Also, letter from YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, Denver Youth Coalition, regarding cultural visit to Mexico for a student from Denver.