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Social action -- North Carolina -- Charlotte

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotteans for a Free Southern Africa records

 Collection — Box SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 284
Identifier: MS0284
Abstract

Records of a local anti-apartheid organization formed in 1985 by residents of Charlotte (N.C.), who were "concerned about the ongoing crisis in South Africa and neighboring countries." The organization sponsored a number of events, protested loans by local businesses to the South African government, and invited visits by speakers who would "share insights and information with citizens of our community."

Dates: 1988 - 1993

La Coalición oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: OH-LC
Abstract

The La Coalición project was created to document the first thirty years of the Latin American Coalition in Charlotte, North Carolina. The project was conceived in relation to the thirtieth anniversary of the Coalition as a way to preserve oral recollections of the organization, its growth and the impact it has had on the Charlotte community as a whole.

Dates: 2019

Organizing for Social Justice on Campus oral history interviews, 2019 - 2020

 Series
Identifier: OH-SJ
Abstract This collection was created by students under the direction of Dr. Thomas J. Howarth as part of their Critical Citizenship and Community Service LBST 2301 classes in the 2019-2020 academic year. The focus of the class was to capture first-hand accounts to document social justice organizing efforts on UNC Charlotte’s campus during the previous four to five years. Three initiatives are represented in the collection: the creation of Peace Haven, a meditation space that resulted from combined...
Dates: 2019 - 2020

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