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Guide to the El Pueblo, Inc. Records, 1994-2018

Summary

El Pueblo Inc. is a non-profit organization based in Raleigh, NC that serves and supports the Latin American community of North Carolina through advocacy work, programs in Latino culture, health, public safety, and youth leadership. This collection contains photographs and other media documenting their events, relevant newspaper clippings collected by the organization, and administrative files related to the management and operation of the organization. Collection acquired as part of the Human Rights Archive (Duke University).

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11105
Title
El Pueblo, Inc. Records
Date
1994-2018
Creator
El Pueblo, Inc.
Extent
20 Linear Feet, 265 Gigabytes, 192.8 gigabytes transferred from El Pueblo server on a RL-owned external hard drive. Two additional external hard drives were transferred by donor. One contains 63 gigabytes of data. The other contains 9 gigabytes of data
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English and Spanish.

Collection Overview

The collection consists of materials documenting the adminstration and operation of the NC based non-profit organization El Pueblo Inc. El Pueblo Inc. focuses on the Latin American community of North Carolina and Latino issues broadly. They sponsor and administer programs and events related to advocacy, community organizing, youth and adult leadership, and cultural exchange. The collection encompasses both analog and digital photographs and multimedia documenting staff, volunteers, and community members participating in events both sponsored and attended by the organization. In particular, their annual major cultural and founding event La Fiesta del Pueblo as well as the annual El Foro Latino, the Latino Issues Forum. El Pueblo Inc. gathered newpaper clippings into binders sorted by year and also a number of clippings documenting their research and interest in topics related to Latino issues in the state of North Carolina and nationally. The clippings also include promotional material for their events and other mentions of the organization in the press. The collection also contains administrative documents related to the funding, planning, management, and operation of the organization. These documents are separated into advocacy, programs, general administrative, and Youth division series.

Collection acquired as part of the Human Rights Archive (Duke University).

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[Identification of item], El Pueblo Inc. Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

1. Photographs, 1994-2015

The Photographs 1994-2015 series contains analog and digital photographs of events planned and attended by El Pueblo Inc. staff, volunteers, and community members. The photographs are primarily candid shots of La Fiesta del Pueblo, El Foro Latino, legislative lobbying trips, and other events. There are a number of photos of executive directors, board members, and key staff as well as NC and national political figures such as John Edwards and Ted Kennedy. The electronic records also include videos and other multimedia. Researchers would find these images useful if they are interested in visual documentation of Latino organizing, Latino culture in NC, NC State history, political engagement or election campaigns. Most images are candid shots taken by amateur photographers but there are also some higher quality images that could be used in educational or artistic exhibits, books, or promotional material related to Latino history or political organizing.

Día de los Niños, 1994-2006
(4 folders)
Box 1
La Fiesta del Pueblo, 1995-1998
(6 folders)
Box 1
La Fiesta del Pueblo photo album, 1998

Photographs gathered in a photo album labeled La Fiesta del Pueblo 1998

Box 1
El Foro Latino, 2000

Includes photographs of events related to the 2000 Cenus

Box 2
El Foro Latino, 2001-2004
(5 folders)
Box 2
La Fiesta del Pueblo, 1999-2000
(3 folders)
Box 2
Staff and volunteers, circa 2002-2003
Box 3
La Fiesta del Pueblo, 2000-2002
(7 folders)

This portion of the series includes images of the politician John Edwards speaking at La Fiesta del Pueblo 2001.

Box 3
La Fiesta del Pueblo and Latino Day at the NC legislature, 2003
Box 3
El Foro Latino album, 2003-2004
(2 folders)

Small green hand painted photo album labeled El Foro Latino 2003

Box 4
El Foro Latino, 2003-2005
(2 folders)
Box 4
La Fiesta del Pueblo, 2003
(3 folders)
Box 4
Voting drive, 2002
Box 5
National Immigration Forum, 2002

This folder contains images of Senator Ted Kennedy and other local and national politicians.

Box 5
La Fiesta del Pueblo, 1990s, 1998, 2004-2007
(5 folders)
Box 5
Card from John Edwards and Comunidad Sana program, Early 2000s
Box 6
La Fiesta del Pueblo projector slides, undated
Box 6
La Fiesta del Pueblo projector slides, 2007 Sep.
Box 6
La Fiesta del Pueblo, mid 1990s-early 2000s
Box 6
La Fiesta del Pueblo album, 2003
(2 folders)
Box 6
Photographs, video, and other media electronic records, 2000-2015
(8,770 files in 311 folders; approximately 23.0 GB)

Pictures and videos of staff, volunteers, and participants attending events or trips sponsored and/or planned by El Pueblo Inc. Includes press materials and related media such as PSAs for programs run by the organization.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0012
miscellaneous oversized photographs, 2000s
Box 22
Oversized posters for La Fiesta del Pueblo and public safety campaign, 1999-2003
Box 22

2. Newspaper Clippings, 1996-2015

The series Newspaper Clippings 1996-2015 includes newspaper clippings gathered by El Pueblo Inc. The organization sorted the clippings by year and stored them in binders. The clippings include articles on issues relevant to the organization's advocacy and events or trends impacting local and national Latino communities. Also included are advertisements and promotional materials related to events sponsored by El Pueblo Inc., especially La Fiesta del Pueblo. They also gathered clippings of any press that covered their organization. There are also instances of email and other correspondence or press releases tied to particular clippings or sets of clippings. The clippings serve as an example of the organization's research practices and institutional or community memory. The clippings also demonstrate what issues, events, or trends were viewed as relevant or important to the organization and by extension the communities they serve.

Binder 1, 1996, 1998-1999
(2 folders)
Box 7
Binder 2, 1990s-2002
(2 folders)
Box 7
Binder 3, 2000
(2 folders)
Box 7
Binder 4, 2001
Box 7
La Fiesta del Pueblo folder, 2001
Box 7
Binder 5, 2003
(4 folders)
Box 7
Binder 6, 2004
(3 folders)
Box 7
Binder 7, 2005
(2 folders)
Box 7
Binder 8, 2006-2007
(2 folders)
Box 8
Binder 9, 2007-2009
(2 folders)
Box 8
Binder 10, 2008
Box 8
Miscellaneous, 2008
Box 8
Binder 11, 2010-2011
(4 folders)
Box 8
Binder 12, 2012
Box 8
Binder 13, 2013
(3 folders)
Box 8
Binder 14, 2014
(2 folders)
Box 8
Binder 15, 2015
Box 8

3. Events, 1996-2016

The Events 1996-2016 series is divided into three subseries covering La Fiesta del Pueblo, El Foro Latino: the Latino Issues Forum, and Other Events. The series is composed of administrative files related to the funding, planning, organization, and operation of events. There are files related to sponsors, vendors, promotional material and other publicity, volunteers, and contracts.

La Fiesta del Pueblo

The La Fiesta del Pueblo subseries includes administrative files related to the funding, planning, and operation of El Pueblo Inc.'s principal annual cultural event. The records contain correspondence, publicity and other promotional material, planning documents related to registration and contracts, information about sponsors, vendors, volunteers, and other NGOs participating in the event.

Publicity, 1996-2001
Box 9
Publicity and letters, 1997
Box 9
Publicity and miscellaneous, 2000-2001
Box 9
Flyers and pamphlets, 2003-2009
Box 9
Planning and administrative, 1999
Box 9
Registration for non-profits, 2001
Box 9
Soccer related information, 2002
Box 9
Information for volunteers, 2003
Box 9
Sponsors, 2004-2005
(5 folders)
Box 9
NGO applications, 2006
Box 9
Magazines, 2007-2009
Box 9
Binder 1, 2006
Box 9
Binder 2, 2008

Information on event planning guidelines

Box 9
Binder 3, 2008
(2 folders)

Information on vendors and other NGOs

Box 9
Binder 4, 2008

General information and event planning guidelines

Box 9
Binder 5, 2009

Administrative files

Box 9
Binder 6, 2010

Documents related to sponsors

Box 9
Binder 7, 2010
Box 9
Binder 8, 2010
(2 folders)
Box 10
Binder 9, 2011
Box 10
Binder 10, 2011

Documents related to sponsors

Box 10
Binder 11, 2011

Volunteering information

Box 10
Binder 12, 2011
(2 folders)

Vendors

Box 10
Binder 13, 2012

Documents related to sponsors

Box 10
Binder 14, 2012
(2 folders)

Vendors

Box 10
Artist contracts, 2005
(12 folders)
Box 10
Mary and Parrish contractors, 2007
Box 10
Que Pasa Media, 2007
Box 10
Promotional materials, 2007-2008
Box 10
La Fiesta del Pueblo electronic records, 1997-2016
(28,500 files in 3,200 folders; approximately 31.8 GB)

Includes administrative, promotional, and financial records related to the planning and execution of El Pueblo Inc.'s founding event and one of its main annual cultural events, La Fiesta del Pueblo.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0013

El Foro Latino

The El Foro Latino subseries contains administrative files and documentation related to the annual Latino Issues Forum sponsored by El Pueblo Inc. The records include correspondence, publicity and other promotional materials, schedules and programs of the event, and information on sponsors and other funding. Some of these files were organized into binders by El Pueblo Inc.

Letters, publicity, and adminstrative files, 2002

Contains a pamphlet explaing the Nuestra Seguridad program and an official letter from NC Lt. Governor Beverly E. Perdue

Box 10
Sponsors, 2004-2005
Box 10
Event schedule programs, 2006-2007
Box 10
VIP information, 2005
Box 10
Binder 1, 2008
(2 folders)
Box 10
Binder 2, 2009

Planning

Box 10
Binder 3, 2009

Registration

Box 10
Binder 4, 2009
(3 folders)

Budgeting, marketing, and agenda

Box 10
El Foro Latino electronic records, 2000-2012
(8,570 files in 962 folders; approximately 11.2 GB)

Contains documents related to the planning, promotion, and execution of El Foro Latino, an annual Latino Issues Forum organized by El Pueblo, Inc.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0014

Other Events

The Other Events subseries includes administrative files and documentation of periodic or smaller events sponsored or attended by El Pueblo Inc. including conferences and other special events.

Día de los Niños, 2002-2003
Box 10
Wakefield High art exhibit, 2005
Box 10
HIP Convening, 2004-2006
(2 folders)
Box 10
NCCADV conference, 2010
Box 10
Events electronic records, 2003-2016
(2,329 files in 243 folders; approximately 2.32 GB)

Documents related to special events organized by El Pueblo Inc. Includes files on Asamblea del Pueblo, El Pueblo's community forum and social movement assembly, as well as special events such as workshops, holiday celebrations, and hurricane relief.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0010

4. Advocacy, 2003-2016

The Advocacy 2003-2016 series is divided into relevant subseries such as Labor, Voting, Legislative, and General Advocacy. The advocacy series encompasses documentation related to one of the main objectives of the organization, advocating primarily for local and also at times national Latino communities. El Pueblo Inc. has advocated or lobbied for concerns as diverse as immigrant and migrant workers rights, ballot access and political engagement, state ID laws, in state tuition for undocumented students, and access to health care and education.

Researchers interested in human rights and discriminatory laws, community organizing, immigrant and migrant rights (especially undocumented immigrants and DACA or DAPA recipients), Latino political engagement, state legislative processes (especially North Carolina), and post 9/11 immigration reform would find this series of particular interest.

General Advocacy

The General Adovacy sub-series includes general records related to advocacy such as health issues, religion and faith based activism, and general resource guides for community building and advocacy strategies. Includes electronic records related to advocacy, which spans all categories of advocacy work conducted by El Pueblo Inc.

Training on question formulation techniques, circa early 2000s
Box 11
Immunization study, 2003
Box 11
Health care policy, 2004
Box 11
TPS case, 2005
Box 11
Anti-immigration emails, 2005
Box 11
White Ribbon prayer and immigration campaign, 2005
Box 11
Community resources binder, 2007
(2 folders)
Box 11
Resource book binder, circa 2007-2008
(2 folders)
Box 11
Advocacy electronic records, 2002-2016
(24,213 files in 3,026 folders; approximately 22.6 GB)

Contains extensive files related to all aspects of public advocacy organized and performed by El Pueblo Inc. Includes legislative lobbying, immigration issues, health, voting and civic engagement advocacy.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0009

Labor

The Labor sub-series contains records related to the labor advocacy work of El Pueblo Inc. and any labor related work or research they conducted. It include information on labor laws, labor organizing, boycotts, and OHSA information. Researchers of labor history, NC labor issues, and Latino involvement in labor movements would find this sub-series of interest.

Migrant farm workers, 2004
Box 11
Nurses, 2004
Box 11
Article on OSHA, 2004
Box 11
NC OSHA, 2004-2005
Box 11
Wine boycott and construction case, 2005
Box 11
Smithfield Packing, 2005
Box 11
Migrant worker housing, 2005
Box 11

Voting

The Voting sub-series documents the voting and electoral activism of El Pueblo Inc. It includes documentation of get out the vote efforts, election information, and voting rights issues.

Election handbook, 2004
Box 11
Get out the vote data and materials, 2004
Box 11
Get out the vote newspaper clippings, 2004
Box 11
Get out the vote phone bank, 2004
Box 11
Get out the vote press release, 2004
Box 11
LEAP Grant, 2004
Box 11
LEAP Grant financial records, 2004
Box 11
Policy brief on voting machines, 2004
Box 11
Voter registration, 2004
Box 11
Research on voting laws, 2004
Box 11
Tides Grant for get out the vote campaign, 2004
Box 11
Volunteers, 2004
Box 11
Election protection and voters' rights, 2005
Box 11
LEAP get out the vote, 2006
Box 11
Large post-it notes for advocacy planning, 2000s

Large post-it notes from planning meetings and other sessions that cover a range of advocacy issues and polling including get out the vote iniatives. Marked with relevant locations or jurisdictions in North Carolina: Morganton, Burnsville, Wilmington, Duplin County Pitt Community College, Durham, and the Charlotte Metro area. Written in English and Spanish.

Box 22

Legislative

The Legislative sub-series documents lobbying, correspondence, and other legislative process related advocacy conducted by El Pueblo Inc. It includes lobbying efforts for both NC state and national legislative issues. The main topics covered are immigration, education, health care, and community organizing. It documents the extensive involvement of El Pueblo Inc. in efforts to gain more educational rights and access to higher education for undocumented students, especially those who arrived to the US as minors. Their efforts focused on anti-discrimination, advocating for in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants, and increased access to community colleges. Another area of interest is their involvement in immigration reform and in particular state and national ID laws.

In-state tuition and legal status, 2001-2003
(8 folders)

Contains documents related to state bills from California, Alaska, Kansas, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Washington

Box 11
Reports, 2002-2005
Box 11
Correspondence with NC General Assembly, 2003-2005
(2 folders)

Includes information on the official El Pueblo license plate

Box 11
Latino legislative agenda, 2003-2004
Box 11
Correspondence with US Congress, 2004
Box 11
ID laws and DMV, 2004
Box 11
National Advocacy Day, 2004
(3 folders)
Box 11
Reports, 2004
Box 11
Research on public policy, 2004
Box 12
La Ley radio DMV show, 2005
Box 12
Research on ID laws and legal status, 2004-2005
Box 12
Second Latino Day at the legistature, 2005
Box 12
Health care and legal status, 2005

Documents regarding NC Section 1011 and the MMA Act

Box 12
ID laws and legal status, 2005
(2 folders)
Box 12
Labor and border issues in Cornyn-Kyl Bill, 2005
Box 12
Public benefits and legal status, 2005

Related to NC House Bill 1474

Box 12
Advocacy workshops at El Foro Latino, 2005
Box 12
National Advocacy Day, 2005
(3 folders)
Box 12
In state tuition and legal status, 2005
(4 folders)
Box 12
Community college admissions, 2005
Box 12
Mexican consulate migrant guide, 2005
Box 12
Research on SAOIA Act, 2005

The SAOIA Act was bipartisan legislation on comprehensive immigration reform proposed by Senators John McCain and Ted Kennedy

Box 12
Undocumented students and community college admissions, 2005
Box 12
Lobbying against US HR 4437, 2005
(2 folders)

US HR 4437 was titled the Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act

Box 12
Voter attitude poll, 2005
Box 12
National Advocacy Day, 2006
Box 12
Research surveys on ID laws, 2006-2008
Box 12
Legislative agenda, 2007-2008
(2 folders)
Box 12
Legislator visit reports, 2008
Box 12
ARRA Act reports, 2010-2011
Box 12

5. Administrative, 1992-2018

The Administrative 1992-2018 series contains records related to the general administrative tasks and organizational concerns of El Pueblo Inc. The series includes audits, by-laws, correspondence, meeting minutes, staff data and employment files, contracts, and collaborations with other organizations. A significant portion of the series documents sponsor agreements and grant applications, organized alphabetically. The series also includes extensive administrative electronic records including the records of the Board of Directors and Florence M. Simán's administrative files, which primarily pertain to the health division and related programs.

Researchers of non-profit organizations and their management, and institutional donors such as foundations, endownments, or government bureaus would find the records in this series useful.

Audits, 1995-2008
Box 13
Organizational by-laws, 1995
Box 13
La Fiesta del Pueblo site planning, 1995
Box 13
Development materials, 1996
Box 13
Meeting minutes, 1997
Box 13
Email list, circa 2000s
Box 13
Staff retreat, 2005
Box 13
Art exhibit, 2005
Box 13
Apples intern, 2005
Box 13
Meeting minutes, 2006
Box 13
Newsletter, 2006
Box 13
UNC Highway Safety Research Center, 2006
Box 13
Newsletter drafts, 2006
Box 13
Collaborations with other organizations, 2006
Box 13
Consulting, 2007
(2 folders)
Box 13
Employee evaluation, 2007
Box 13
NC Shares, 2007
Box 13
TIGRA campaign against Western Union, 2007
Box 13
Collaborations with National Council of La Raza, 2007
Box 13
Staff retreat, 2007
Box 13
Miscellaneous files, 2007
Box 13
Strategic planning, 2009
Box 13
Employee check-ins, 2011-2017
(6 folders)
Box 13
Sponsors A-Z, 1992-2008
(35 folders)

This set of folders documents contracts, agreements, and financing related to sponsors of events organized and held by El Pubelo Inc., especially La Fiesta del Pueblo. Sponsors include corporate, media, and other private entities such as Univision, Telemundo, Que Pasa Media, La Ley Radio, major insurance companies and banks such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Nationwide, BBandT and Wachovia, and food companies such as McDonalds and Mahatma Rice. Researchers of coporate sponsorship of non profit organizations, non profit organization management, and business history would likely be interested in these documents.

Box 13
Grants A-P, 2000-2006
(68 folders)

This set of folders documents the grant application and management process for El Pueblo Inc. from 2000-2006, arranged alphabetically from A-P. The records contain information on grants from a number of foundations, councils, and trusts, both private and public such as the NC Arts Council, the Carnegie Foundation, the Duke Endowment, the Ford Foundation, the NC Governors Crime Commission, Hispanics in Philanthropy, the Ms Foundation, and most notably the John Rex Endownment.

Box 14
Grants Q-Z, 2000-2006
(38 folders)

Folder marked Vitaminas contains correspondence with then Attorney General of NC Roy Cooper

This set of folders documents the grant application and management process for El Pueblo Inc. from 2000-2006, arranged alphabetically from Q-Z. The records contain information on grants from a number of foundations, councils, and trusts, both private and public such as the Racial Justice Collaborative, the Susan G. Komen Foundation a primary funder of the Comunidad Sana program, Wake County, and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.

Box 15
Grants A-Z, 2006-2012
(49 folders)

This set of folders documents the grant application and management process for El Pueblo Inc. from 2006-2012, arranged alphabetically from A-Z. The records contain information on grants from a number of foundations, councils, and trusts, both private and public such as the Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CCIR), Hispanics in Philanthropy, NC Governor's Crime Commission and other NC State government funds, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, US Department of Education, US Department of Justice, Wake County, and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.

Box 16
Florence M. Siman's administrative Files, 2004-2018
(3,245 files in 145 folders; approximately 2.73 GB)

This folder contains a variety of administrative files related to grants, programs, and events adminstered by Florence M. Siman, the Health Program Director and founding Board member of El Pueblo, Inc. It includes applications and reports for major grants from the John Rex Endowment and Susan G. Komen Foundation as well as media files related to campaigns, conferences, and events. There is extensive documentation of the Lideres de Salud and Comunidad Sana programs.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0001
Administrative electronic records, 1997-2016
(6,301 files in 1,083 folders; approximately 5.68 GB)

Includes the adminstrative files and documentation of the operations of El Pueblo Inc. Contains financial records such as budgets, grant applications, and audit reports as well as extensive files on the operations of the Board of Directors.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0008

6. Programs, 2001-2016

The Programs 2001-2016 series covers major programs and campaigns planned and implemented by El Pueblo Inc. The majority of the series focuses on their public safety efforts, in particular the Por Nuestra Seguridad program that sought to curb DWIs and promote the proper use of child car seats among other public safety issues. Included also are extensive records on the collaboration with the Governor's Highway Safety Program, which funded most of the efforts and sponsored the creation of public safety PSAs in both English and Spanish.

Promotional materials, 2004
Box 17
PARE, 2009-2010
(3 folders)
Box 17
Public Safety grants, 2009
Box 17
DWI Project, 2006-2009
(12 folders)
Box 17
Collaboration with Governor's Highway Safety Program (GHSP), 2001-2007
(8 folders)
Box 17
Collaboration with Governor's Highway Safety Program (GHSP), 2007-2009
(20 folders)
Box 18
Collaboration with Governor's Highway Safety Program (GHSP), 2009-2014
(27 folders)
Box 19
Box 20
Public Safety electronic records, 2000-2014
(8,437 files in 767 folders; approximately 28.6 GB)

Materials such as adminstrative and promotional documents related to the Public Safety division of El Pueblo Inc. and the programs run by them. Includes the Nuestra Seguridad program featuring campaigns to curb DWIs and encourage the proper use of child car seats. Features information on grants and collaborations with other non-profit organizations or government entities.

Electronic records in this file have been migrated to the electronic records server and must be used in our reading room. The original media in Box 21 is closed to use.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0015
Box 21
Programs electronic records, 2003-2016
(5,315 files in 466 folders; approximately 7.06 GB)

Documents related to ongoing programs and related events. Includes Leamos Juntos, cultural programs, social justice curriculum, and community leadership iniatives.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0011
Por Nuestra Seguridad edit master, cued to 3:23 before bars, approximately 40 minutes, Spanish and Spanish with English subtitles, 2004
Box 21
Video-cassette RL11105-DVCAM-0001
Por Nuestra Seguridad, approximately 40 minutes, Spanish version, Spanish version with English subtitles, circa 2004
Box 21
Video-cassette RL11105-BCAM-0001
Por Nuestra Seguridad El Pueblo Inc., Versión en espanol, circa 2005
Box 21
Video-cassette RL11105-VHS-0001
Spanish TV public service announcements, 7 medicial and health related PSAs, 2005
Box 21
Video-cassette RL11105-VHS-0002
Por Nuestra Seguridad instruction guide for videos, 2005
Box 17
Brochures child seat safety, 2005
Box 17
Microcassette on coalition building, circa 2003

Microcassette taped to folder outlining project to build a coalition of Latino serving organizations across NC

Box 21
Audio-cassette RL11105-MCS-0001
Microcassette on coalition building, circa 2003

Microcassette taped to folder outlining project to build a coalition of Latino serving organizations across NC, Interview with Jeannette Butterworth of the Center for Participatory Change in Hendersonville, NC

Box 21
Audio-cassette RL11105-MCS-0002
Notes on coalition building, circa 2003

Detailed notes on a project to build a coalition of non-profits across North Carolina working with the Latin American community and Latino issues. Linked to microcassettes that have interviews and other audio recordings related to the project.

Box 17

7. Youth, 2001-2015

The Youth 2001-2015 series covers the records of the youth division of El Pueblo Inc. Youth leadership is one of the main facets of the work of El Pueblo Inc. and due to its importance, the Youth series is divided into related sub-series: Events, Advocacy, Adminstrative, and Programs. The majority of the series is housed in electronic records.

Events

Contains files documenting the organization and implementation of events sponsored or attended by the Youth Program division of El Pueblo, Inc. Includes conferences, ceremonies, and presentations.

El Foro Juvenil binder, 2010
Box 20
Enlaces Juveniles conference, 2011
(2 folders)
Box 20
Youth Organizing Institute binder, 2013
Box 20
Youth events electronic records, 2006-2015
(671 files in 109 folders; approximately 1 GB)

Contains files documenting the organization and implementation of events sponsored or attended by the Youth Program division of El Pueblo, Inc. Includes conferences, ceremonies, and presentations.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0004

Advocacy

The Advocacy sub-series is related to advocacy related to the DREAM act, first introduce in the US Senate in 2001. It showcase drawings and personal stories of children and adolescents affected by legal status.

Dream Act children's drawings, 2000s
Box 20
Dream Act dream applications, mid 2000s-early 2010s
(4 folders)
Box 20

Administrative

The Administrative sub-series includes files related to planning, funding, and operation of the youth division. It includes educational material, grant documentation, and other administrative files.

Educational manuals, circa early 2000s
Box 20
NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund Commission (HWTF), 2001, 2010-2011
(2 folders)
Box 20
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Grant, 2006
Box 20
Grant for No Fumo, 2008-2009
Box 20
IPAS Grant, 2010
Box 20
Derechos Sin Fronteras reproductive rights program, 2012
Box 20
NC Public Health Grant for teen pregnancy prevention, 2015
Box 20
Teen pregnancy prevention budget, 2015
Box 20
Peer educator contracts, 2014-2016
(2 folders)
Box 20
Youth administrative electronic records, 2001-2015
(1367 files in 226 folders; approximately 1.15 GB)

Extensive files related to the administration of the Youth Program division and the Youth Council. Includes strategic planning, media engagement, resources, website development, outreach, and finances. Documents also include grant applications, staffing and logistics, and collaboration with Americorps.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0003

Programs

The Program sub-series documents the main activities of the youth division, especially its various Latino youth leadership iniatives and programs. It includes the Derechos Sin Fronteras sexual and reproductive rights peer education program, the No Fumo anti-tobacco and youth leadership program, the Pueblo Power social justice and educational leadership program and other educational and youth leadership programs.

This sub-series would be of interest to researchers of Latino youth, youth and non-profits, the history of the anti-tobacco movement, and leadership intiatives.

AGAPE, circa 2000s
Box 20
No Fumo leadership guide binder, circa 2000s
(2 folders)
Box 20
Wake Youth, 2006
Box 20
Hola proposal, 2007
Box 20
Derechos Sin Fronteras sexual and reproductive rights, 2011
Box 20
Family night workshop evaluations, circa mid 2010s
Box 20
Teen pregnancy prevention peer ed pre and post tests, 2013-2015
(2 folders)
Box 20
Sex ed curriculum feedback, 2013-2015
Box 20
Teen pregnancy prevention consent forms, 2015-2016
Box 20
Sex ed workshop evaluation, circa mid 2010s
Box 20
Teen pregnancy prevention mid-program retreat, circa mid 2010s
Box 20
Peer educator retreat evaluations, circa mid 2010s
Box 20
No Fumo 2004 - 2009 (phases 1-3); No Fumo 2009-2012, 2004-2012
(2,681 files in 422 folders; approximately 2.10 GB)

Contains documents related to the administration and implementation of all phases of the No Fumo Program. El Pueblo's No Fumo Youth Leadership Program is an innovative statewide youth leadership program, with a focus on capacity-building and tobacco-use prevention among Latino youth.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0002
Youth Programs electronic records, 2010-2015
(4,454 files in 635 folders; approximately 4.19 GB)

Extensive files documenting programs organized and sponsored by the Youth Program division of El Pueblo, Inc. Includes coalition and community projects, fellowships, the CAPAZ Initiative, and the Pueblo Power Youth Leadership Program.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0006
Youth photographs, video, and other media electronic records, 2004-2011
(2,703 files in 39 folders; approximately 10.6 GB)

Primarily photo files with some video files. Photos document staff and participants at events attended, organized, and/or sponsored by the Youth Program division of El Pueblo, Inc.

Youth photographs, video, and other media electronic records, 2004-2015
(3,845 files in 77 folders; approximately 40.3 GB)

Primarily photo files with some video files. Photos document staff and participants at events attended, organized, and/or sponsored by the Youth Program division of El Pueblo, Inc.

Digital-materials RL11105-SET-0007
 

Historical Note

El Pueblo Inc. was founded in 1994 in Chapel Hill, NC by Andrea Bazán-Manson (executive director 1999-2005), Florence M. Simán (health program director 2004-ongoing), and others. La Fiesta del Pueblo, their major annual cultural event was the founding event of the organization. La Fiesta del Pueblo features live music, food, arts, and community information booths. The event as well as El Pueblo Inc. itself has grown exponentially since its inception in 1994. The organization moved to Raleigh, NC in 2004. The adminstrative files available in the collection cover the executive director files of Andrea Bazán-Manson, M. Zulayka Santiago, and Tony Asion in the analog records. The electronic records include the adminstrative files of Florence M. Simán and the Board of Directors. All notes which are signed with a circled A are from Andrea Bazán-Manson during her time as executive director.

El Pueblo Inc. supports the Latino community of the Triangle area and North Carolina through a series of programs, leadership iniatives, and advocacy. El Pueblo Inc. has been involved in get out the vote and voter registration iniatives, lobbying legislative bodies on behalf of the Latino community, raising health awareness, supporting immigrants and migrant workers, promoting access to education, and public safety campaigns centered on reducing drunk driving and encouraging the proper use of child car seats. The organization also specifically focuses on youth issues and youth leadership. They have a separate Youth division tasked with running programs for Latino youth that are youth-led. Their youth leadership iniatives include the anti-tobacco program No Fumo, and Pueblo Power, a social justice and community organizing program.


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Provenance

El Pueblo Inc. Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by David Dulceany, Dec. 2018

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2014-0087