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Conclave Cultural (29 folders), 1987-1988

 File — Multiple Containers

Summary:

From the Series: The Executive Director is responsible for general oversight of La Alianza Hispana including long-range planning, legal issues, program management, public relations, and community relations. The Director is also a non-voting member of the Board of Directors.

The series documents the founding of La Alianza Hispana and the activities of the Board of Directors (3 cubic ft.) and the Executive Director (7.5 cubic ft.). The series includes articles of incorporation, by-laws, organizational histories, Board of Directors minutes and correspondence, administrative reports, annual reports, departmental monthly reports, and management assessment reports. The series also documents La Alianza Hispana's public relations activities and contains newspaper clippings (boxes 9-10) on La Alianza Hispana programs and events, staff, other local agencies' social service programs, and publicity materials (flyers and brochures) relating to general information on La Alianza Hispana's programs and services. Publicity on specific programs such as Youth Development and Education are found in the respective series.

Business and housing development ventures that La Alianza Hispana organized as part of an effort to improve socio-economic conditions in its surrounding neighborhood are also documented here. Materials on Bohio Limited Partnership (1983) and La Alianza Hispana's Business Development Program (1991) include Board of Directors minutes and correspondence, strategy plans, publicity, and newsletters.

This series also documents La Alianza Hispana's relationship with other community agencies and its role in furthering Latino interests and concerns on a local, regional, and national level. Outside organizations (11.5 cubic ft.) include Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), Council of Administrators of Hispanic Agencies (CAHA), Cardinal Cushing Center, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI), Hispanic Office of Planning and Evaluation (HOPE), Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA), Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation, Puerto Rican Entering and Settling Services (PRESS), and Roxbury Multi-Service Center (RMSC). Materials include correspondence, Board of Director minutes, reports, newsletters, memoranda, annual reports, press releases, and brochures.

Of special interest is material on the first Conclave Cultural Latinoamericano in Boston, Massachusetts in 1987. This bilingual cultural event showcased the work of Latino artists and included panel discussions, workshops, concerts, and exhibits. Materials include correspondence, brochures, publicity, and evaluations. For other materials pertaining to La Alianza Hispana's cultural programs and activities, please refer to Series 7, Cultural Arts Program.

For materials documenting financial and fund-raising activities, personnel and property issues, and routine administration, see Series 2, Administrative Support Team.

Dates

  • 1987-1988

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Collection: 86.50 cubic feet (87 containers, 2 flat file folders)

Language

From the Collection: English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Snell Library
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02115 US