Evelina López Antonetty, Director of United Bronx Parents, Inc., Herman Badillo, José Serrano, Elba Cabrera, Lillian López and others at the opening of La Escuelita, Bronx, NY, 1978. La Escuelita developed from a public library slated for closing and an abandoned building at 773 Prospect Avenue in the Bronx, where the United Bronx Parents staged a four month sit-in, eventually securing ownership. The space became the organization's headquarters, housing a hot meals program for the homeless, and emergency food pantry, and bilingual adult education classes. Written on back of photograph: "City turns over "La Escuelita" after 4 month sit-in by the United Bronx Parents, founded by Evelina Antonetty, who appears center right. Also featured in this photo are the commissioner of real estate, Herman Badillo, Jose Serrano, Elba Cabrera and Lillian Lopez".
La Escuelita, 773 Prospect Avenue, Bronx, NY
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