Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on policies or programs that foster the preservation of different cultural identities, including customs, languages, and beliefs, within a unified society such as a state or nation. Works on the condition in which numerous distinct ethnic, religious, or cultural groups coexist within one society are entered under: Cultural pluralism. Works on the blending of elements from two or more cultures, often producing a distinctive successor culture, are entered under: Cultural fusion.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Dates: Other: 1968-1973
Overview The Center for Multicultural Excellence is the new name of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. The name was changed in 2002. This group was formed to work with students, faculty, staff, and alumni to raise awareness and support of diversity, including racial, sexual, gender, and economic diversity. The materials in the collection include administrative documents, event posters, research articles, and internal group documents. The CME contains several smaller diversity groups, including the...
Dates: 1988 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2002
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.
Dates: between 1968-1971