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Anacostia Youth Conference Proposals and Recommendations to City Officials

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
2 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Conferences
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1970
Circa 1970s
Notes:
Title transcribed from physical asset.
Southeast Action Coalition Youth Council, Inc. was formed by youth in Anacostia to provide an organization for youth to recognize and solve their own problems. The council provided the education necessary for youth to achieve the highest level of consciousness possible.
Summary:
The Southeast Action Coalition Youth Council, Inc. organized a conference to bring into focus the problems of the community of Anacostia and how the problems affect youth. Areas of discussion included drugs, education, employment, recreation, family, police and community relations, politics, and housing conditions. Conference attendees participated in small groups to create a list of recommendations for changing the community and presented the recommendatons to city officials. Representatives from DC Department of Recreation, DC public schools, and the Metropolitan Police Department provided statements and remarks in response to the council's recommendations.
Conference. Part of Conference Recordings. AV003563: part 1. AV003217: part 2. Undated.
Cite as:
Anacostia Youth Conference Proposals and Recommendations to City Officials., Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Youth
African American youth
Communities
Neighborhoods
African American neighborhoods
Police-community relations
Housing
Education
Drugs
Drug abuse
Methadone maintenance
Social history
Local number:
ACMA AV003563
ACMA AV003217
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Data Source:
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