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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Hostos Community College

Carlos Sanabria.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 512 words.

Eugenio María de Hostos Community College in the South Bronx in New York City was founded in 1968 to meet

Hostos Community College

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

Eugenio María de Hostos Community College in the South Bronx in New York City was founded in 1968 to meet the demands of Puerto Rican and Latino leaders for a ...

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The Remembered Community

Andrew Denson.

in Monuments to Absence

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Native American History. 12679 words.

This chapter examines the roles played by public history and historical memory in the reconstruction of the Cherokee Nation in twentieth-century Oklahoma. The United States dismantled the...

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Communities Organized for Public Service

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

Ernesto Cortéz Jr. and other activists in San Antonio, Texas, founded Communities Organized for Public Service (COPS) in 1974. Cortés was trained in community activism by Saul Alinsky's...

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Communities Organized for Public Service

Ernesto Chávez.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 608 words.

Ernesto Cortéz Jr. and other activists in San Antonio, Texas, founded Communities Organized for Public Service (COPS) in

Labor/Community Strategy Center

Eric Mann.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 1252 words.

Established in 1989 as a national and international “think tank/act tank” based in Los Angeles, the Labor/Community Strategy Center has

Latina Labor and Community Organizers

Mary S. Pardo.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 3440 words.

Candlelight vigils, marches through the streets, hunger strikes—Latina labor and community organizers have fought courageously for social and economic justice

National Conference for Community and Justice

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

The National Conference for Community and Justice is a national human relations organization that focuses on discrimination and oppression based on a person's religion, race, gender, sexual...

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Labor/Community Strategy Center

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

Established in 1989 as a national and international “think tank/act tank” based in Los Angeles, the Labor/Community Strategy Center has its roots in the black and Latina and Latino...

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Latina Labor and Community Organizers

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

Candlelight vigils, marches through the streets, hunger strikes—Latina labor and community organizers have fought courageously for social and economic justice in the United States. In most...

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East Los Angeles Community Union

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

In 1968, Glenn O'Loane and George Solís, in association with Walter Reuther, Jack Conway, and Paul Schrade, founded a community union to address the economic, social, and political needs of...

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National Conference for Community and Justice

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

The National Conference for Community and Justice is a national human relations organization that focuses on discrimination and oppression based

Utopian Communities

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

Many religions around the world have an ancient myth that people once lived in harmony with nature, but sin expelled humanity from this Edenic environment. Similarly, inhabitants of...

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Community History

Helen M. Lewis.

in OAH Magazine of History

March 1997; p ublished online March 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 0 words.

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Oneida Community.

Paul S. Boyer.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 7 words.

Amana Community.

Paul S. Boyer.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 7 words.

Building Our Own Communities: Survival School Curriculum, 1972 –1982

Julie L. Davis.

in Survival Schools

July 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Native American History. 13589 words.

Chapter Four describes and analyzes the survival schools’ curriculum from 1972-1982, exploring its academic, cultural, spiritual, and political components and explaining the...

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Freedom Has a Face: Race, Identity, and Community in Jefferson's Virginia

in Journal of American History

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 555 words.

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Chicana/o Struggles for Education: Activism in the Community

in Journal of American History

June 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 482 words.

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Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

in Journal of American History

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 464 words.

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