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United Bronx Parents Records, 1966-2011

Series II: Programming and Grants, 1966-2011

Series II documents United Bronx Parents' (UBP) activities from the 1960s to the 2010s. It includes organizing materials, training materials, records of partnerships with other organizations, and documentation of the many direct service programs that UBP ran. It also includes grant applications and reports, which highlight the organization's goals for specific programs and track their successes and numbers of clients served.

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Subseries II.1: Executive Director Evelina López Antonetty, 1966-1984

Subseries II.1 contains UBP's program records from its first two decades. During this time the organization was led by founder and executive director Evelina López Antonetty. Its central focus was education and the activities documented include parent organizing and training on students rights, and work with community control and school decentralization movements. Records include training flyers, handouts, evaluation materials designed for parents to evaluate their children's schools, and information on the New York City Board of Education and Bronx school districts. There are also planning documents from UBP's work to start a bilingual community college, Universidad Urayoan, in the 1970s.

Subseries II.2: Executive Director Lorraine Montenegro, 1984-2011

Subseries II.2 contains UBP's program records after 1984, beginning when Lorraine Montenegro took over as executive director. The programs documented in this series offered direct services to Bronx residents, such as their Child Care Food Program, La Casita, Women's Supportive Services, and supports for people with HIV/AIDS. Information about other substance abuse, adult education, and health care projects are also included, as well as some one-time events and activities. Many of these records are grant applications and reports. These provide insight into UBP relationships with investors and work with New York City and State agencies. Other documents include work plans, menus, supply budgets, invoices, and some case notes.

Golden Machete Award, 2010

Oil painting awarding Montenegro the Golden Machete award.