Report Card/ Informe de Trabajo Escolar de Antonia Pantoja
Antonia Pantoja Papers, 1923-2002
Report card for ASPIRA founder Antonia Pantoja, from a Puerto Rican public school during her academic year 1935-1936. Antonia Pantoja, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1922, is best known for founding ASPIRA in 1961 to counter a high dropout rate by Puerto Rican youth in New York City's high schools. Pantoja emphasized leadership development and community service, as well as a commitment to educational excellence. In 1968, ASPIRA America grew out of the original organization, now know as the ASPIRA Association, with offices in several states and Puerto Rico.
June 19, 1926, Date accepted
Education, Public schools, Students
Related PlacesSan Juan, PR
Antonia Pantoja Papers, 1923-2002. Report Card/ Informe de Trabajo Escolar de Antonia Pantoja: AnPa_b02_f12_217_02. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 20 Sep 2019.
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