Anacostia Youth Conference Proposals and Recommendations to City Officials

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
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.
Date
circa 1970s
Extent
2 Video recordings (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Video recordings
Conferences
Topic
African Americans
Youth
African American youth
Communities
Neighborhoods
African American neighborhoods
Police-community relations
Housing
Education
Drugs
Drug abuse
Methadone maintenance
Social history
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Citation
Anacostia Youth Conference Proposals and Recommendations to City Officials., Record Group AV09-021, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.AV09-021, Item ACMA AV003563
Local Numbers
ACMA AV003217
General
Title transcribed from physical asset.
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