Hostos Community College Archives, HOS_GeMe_B2_36
Newsletter article from the Hostos Community College Finance Club on a meeting with Linda Chavez, December 1991.
Why did the Finance Club at Hostos Community College have to limit its meeting with Linda Chavez?
How did Linda Chavez gain free publicity?
What is her thesis about the negative effects of welfare and affirmative action programs on Hispanics?
How did she compare the success of Cubans and Puerto Ricans?
According to the newsletter, what accounted for the high poverty rate of Puerto Rican families?
Why was “all the fuss about Linda Chavez” counterproductive?
Would an open exchange of ideas have benefited supporters of bilingual education?
Did the visit by Linda Chavez “prove to be a great experience”?
Research Supreme Court cases that involve freedom of speech or freedom of assembly. Report on three of them. Are there any limitations to these rights? Has the opinion of the Court changed over the years?
Interview a number of Hispanics and record their opinions on bilingual education and affirmative action.
English Language Arts: Write a persuasive essay either agreeing or disagreeing with the positions taken by Linda Chavez.
Math: Using the Census Bureau statistics mentioned in the fifth paragraph of the document that describe Hispanic and non-Hispanic families, create graphs or charts from the information.
Linda Chavez. Out of the Barrio: Toward a New Politics of Hispanic Assimilation. Basic Books, 1991.
Linda Chavez and Daniel Gray. Betrayal. Three Rivers Press, 2005.
Linda Chavez. An Unlikely Conservative: The Transformation of an Ex-Liberal. Basic Books, 2002.