September 11 Digital Archive

Asociación Tepeyac de New York Collection

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Asociación Tepeyac de New York Collection

Description

The Tepeyac Association is a non-profit network of 40 community organizations, whose mission is to promote the social welfare and human rights of Latino immigrants, specifically the undocumented in New York City. Many undocumented immigrants were affected by the World Trade Center disaster. From the first hours, Asociación Tepeyac stepped in to advocate for immigrants affected by the tragedy, not only for those from the Mexican communities in New York but for immigrants from all over Latin America and other places. This collection includes a variety of materials which document some of the impact the WTC disaster has had on undocumented immigrants and it also presents some of the programs Asociación has devised to meet their needs.

Items in the Asociación Tepeyac de New York Collection Collection

Displaced by the WTC attacks
[pdf file, September 11 Digital Archive, November-December, 2002]Three examples of reflections written for Asociación Tepeyacs English as a Second Language classes, by undocumented workers who lost their jobs following the WTC attacks.

About Asociación Tepeyac
[pdf file, Asociación Tepeyac, 2003] General information about Asociación Tepeyac taken from its brochure.

[html file, Asociación Tepeyac, September, 2002] Press release on the first anniversary of the attacks.

Flash File: WTC Relief Project for Disadvantaged Latino Immigrants
[Flash file, Asociación Tepeyac, 2001] Using graphics and photos, this digital animation documents the efforts of Asociación Tepeyac to assist Latino workers and their families…

Missing But Not Counted
[pdf file, Asociación Tepeyac, November, 2002] These 24 short narratives written by Asociación Tepeyac social work staff based
on their interviews with immediate family and friends, begin to tell the story
about the undocumented workers…

List of WTC Missing Victims
[pdf file, Asociación Tepeyac, March, 2003] List of WTC victims reported missing to Asociación Tepeyac. Through their efforts, many of the missing have been added to the official victims lists, such as that of the New York City Medical Examiner.…

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