Found in 2557 Collections and/or Records:
Oral history interviews with individuals who made "unrivaled contributions to Indian parental and community control of Indian education." The collection includes audio recordings, partial transcripts, related correspondence and published documents. A large percentage of the interviews are with women and many who were involved in the Indian rights movement, including Rebecca Adamson, the first field coordinator for the coalition.
Visitation reports, constitutions and documents concerning the affiliation and disaffiliation of YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Fort Collins, Grand Junction and Montrose, Colorado.
Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. association in Pueblo, Colorado. Documents include governing documents such as constitutions and bylaws, fact sheets and association histories, correspondence, a completed residence survey and visitation reports.
The Committee on Cooperation in Latin America is an international committee established to facilitate the work of Christian organizations in Latin America. Documents assess current work in Central and South America, address potential problems, discuss the social and economic background of the countries, report on recent progress and discuss ways to further the Christian cause.
The Committee on Future Headquarters of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to review plans for the financing, construction, design and needs of their new headquarters building at 600 Lexington Avenue in New York CIty.
The YWCA of the U.S.A. Committee on Membership in the National Association and Basic Standards is responsible for recommending new associations for affiliation, oversight of the standards for continued affiliation and changed in affiliation for associations. Minutes and reports include discussion of new associations, updates on the affiliation status of associations, discussion of minimum standards for affiliation and development of certification processes.
The YWCA of the U.S.A. Committee on Membership in the National Association is responsible for recommending new associations for affiliation, oversight of the standards for continued affiliation and changes in affiliation for associations. Minutes and reports include discussion of new associations, updates on the affiliation status of associations, discussion of minimum standards for affiliation and development of certification processes.
The first task assigned to the Committee on Research and Investigation of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is to study the needs of immigrant women and how the YWCA of the U.S.A. can meet those needs. The main project of the committee is the teaching of English to immigrants. The committee discusses the implementation of classes, methods of instruction and the challenges and success of the project.
The National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Committee on the World's Fair Project is responsible for planning and coordinating the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s role and participation in the 1939 World Fair in New York City. The committee discusses the use of YWCA of the U.S.A. buildings for hospitality, services for YWCA members domestic and international, possible representation and presence in the fair and cooperation with other organizations.
The collection contains the business records of the Committee on Women, Population,& the Environment (CWPE), a multi-racial alliance that works on the local, regional, national, and international levels to oppose population control policies that blame overpopulation for poverty, hunger, environmental degradation and political volatility.