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Action for Community Empowerment records

Title
Action for Community Empowerment records, 1987-2001.
Author
Action for Community Empowerment (Harlem, New York, N.Y.)

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Description
8 linear ft. (7 record cartons, 1 cardfile box)
Summary
The Action for Community Empowerment Records, 1987-2001, contain information regarding ACE's efforts in the late 1980s to organize tenants of the Martinique and the Prince Georges hotels, two low income housing developments. The bulk of the collection, however, deals with ACE's efforts to improve housing and organize tenants in Central Harlem from the early 1990s to the mid 2000s.
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Box 7 is restricted due to privacy issues.
Source (note)
  • Jacqueline Mason-Francis
Biography (note)
  • Action for Community Empowerment (ACE) was a grassroots community development non-profit organization based in Central Harlem dedicated to decent housing, safe neighborhoods and tenant empowerment. ACE, formerly known as the Hotel Tenants Rights Project, was formed in 1987 by the New York Conference of the United Church of Christ in an attempt to organize the tenants of various government-subsidized affordable housing buildings ("welfare hotels") in Manhattan.
Call Number
Sc MG 779
OCLC
  • 277146700
  • 277146700
Author
Action for Community Empowerment (Harlem, New York, N.Y.)
Title
Action for Community Empowerment records, 1987-2001.
Access
Box 7 is restricted due to privacy issues.
Biography
Action for Community Empowerment (ACE) was a grassroots community development non-profit organization based in Central Harlem dedicated to decent housing, safe neighborhoods and tenant empowerment. ACE, formerly known as the Hotel Tenants Rights Project, was formed in 1987 by the New York Conference of the United Church of Christ in an attempt to organize the tenants of various government-subsidized affordable housing buildings ("welfare hotels") in Manhattan.
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