Founded in 1992 at The City College of New York, the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York is the first and only university-based research institute in the United States devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent.
Film, Video, Audio Collection
Women of Hope: Latinas Abriendo Camino
Women of Hope: Latinas Abriendo Camino. Bread and Roses Cultural Project. New York, 1996. English. Color; 29 minutes. VHS.
The experience of twelve ground-breaking Latina women: 1. Adriana Ocampo (Colombian-Argentinian, Planetary, Geologist), 2. Antonia Hernández (Chicana Civil Rights Lawyer), 3. Ana Sol Gutierres (Salvadorian Engineer), 4. Miriam Colón (Puertorican, Actress and Director), 5. Dolores Huerta (Chicana Labor Organizer), 6. Julia Alvarez (Dominican Novelist and Poet), 7. Helen Rodriguez-Trias (Puerto Rican Physician), 8. Sandra Cisneros (Chicana Novelist), 9. Amalia Mesa-Bains (Chicana Artist, Critic and Activist), 10. Antonia Pantoja (Puerto Rican Educator and Founder of ASPIRA), 11. Tania León (Cuban Composer and Conductor), 12. Nydia Velázquez (Puerto Rican U.S. Congresswoman).
The City College of New York
North Academic Center (NAC), 4/107
160 Convent Avenue at 138th Street
New York, NY 10031
Institute Main Office: 212.650.7496
Archives and Library: 212.650.7170
CUNY DSI is a member since 1998 of
Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR)