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    • University press releases, October 1996

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from October 1996 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • Alfredo Matias video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Puerto Ricans--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago; Veterans--Personal narratives;...
    • Alfredo Matias is the son of Doña Carmen García and a Young Lord going back to the mid-1960s. Mr. Matias joined the Young Lords during the Month of Soul Dances at St. Michael’s Church Gymnasium in Lincoln Park. Mr. Matias lived in Lincoln Park and...
    • Rebecca “Buffy” Vance inerview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago
    • Rebecca “Buffy” Vance was friends with “Stony,” who was a white southerner and one of the main Young Lords from the Wieland branch of the group before they became human rights activists for Latinos and the poor. Stony was about 17-years-old then...
    • University press releases, January 1996

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from January 1996 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • Alfredo Calixto video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Puerto Ricans--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago; Urban...
    • Alfredo “Freddy” Calixto and his family were among the first Puerto Rican families to move to Chicago in the early 1950s. Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Mr. Calixto lived through the displacement of Puerto Rican families from La Clark to the Lincoln...
    • Estervina Jiménez Velez video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Spanish language--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago
    • Although Estervina Jiménez has never lived in Chicago herself, her life has been deeply connected to the city. Born and raised in Barrio San Salvador of Caguas, Puerto Rico, Ms. Jiménez’s husband, Cordero, traveled back and forth to Chicago’s La...
    • University press releases, August 1999

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from August 1999 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • Forum, volume 023, number 34

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 023, number 34, published on 4/12/1999. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • University press releases, October 1969

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from October 1969 submitted by University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, January 1999

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from January 1999 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, February 1976

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from February 1976 submitted by University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • Forum, volume 024, number 20

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 024, number 20, published on 12/13/1999. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Helen Schiller video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago
    • Helen Shiller, a Jewish American born in 1947 in Long Island, New York. Her father had immigrated to the United States from Latvia and her mother from Belarus. She moved to Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood in 1972, living on N. Malden Street....
    • Steven Sapp video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); African Americans--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago; Black Panther Party; Arts,...
    • Steven Sapp was born and raised in South Bronx, New York City. He earned his BA degree at Bard College and is married to Mildred Ruiz-Sapp of the Universes Theatre Ensemble. Together, Mr. Sapp and Ms. Ruiz-Sapp co-founded THE POINT, a community...
    • Luis “Tony” Baez video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Puerto Ricans--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago; Puerto Rico--Autonomy and...
    • Luis “Tony” Baez arrived in Chicago from Barrio Borinquén of Caguas, Puerto Rico in 1969 and soon became Minister of Education of the Young Lords. In Puerto Rico, Dr. Baez was also active with the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP), the...
    • University press releases, August 1972

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from August 1972 submitted by University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • University press releases, April 2001

    • Universities and colleges; Michigan; Files (Records); Grand Valley State University
    • Press releases from April 2001 submitted University Communications to press agencies concerning people, places, and events related to Grand Valley State University.
    • Forum, volume 027, number 38

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 027, number 38, published on 5/5/2003. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Howard Alan video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago
    • Howard Alan is an architect who specializes in organic architecture, passive and active solar and alternative energy conservation. He grew up in Chicago and first learned architecture in high school before going on to attend the School of...
    • William Ruiz video interview and transcript

    • Young Lords (Organization); Puerto Ricans--United States; Civil Rights--United States--History; Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.); Puerto Ricans--Personal narratives; Social justice; Community activists--Illinois--Chicago; Puerto Ricans--New York...
    • William “Ninja” Ruiz is the brother of Mildred Ruiz-Sapp of Universes and they grew up in New York City on the Lower East Side. He earned his BA in Theatre at Bard College where he also studied poetry. Today he makes his home in Santurce, Puerto...

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