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Historia SJ

The YOP Program serves youth expanding a vision of themselves

December 20, 1989 By Yolanda Reynolds Stanford University’s Youth Opportunity (YOP) last week celebrated its twentieth anniversary. Stanford University established YOP in the late 1960’s as a way to “help increase the economic base of the poor and underrepresented ethnic groups” and to implement a proactive affirmative action program within its own personnel department. Its …

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Hispanic Community College Program receives National Attention

November 29, 1989 By Yolanda Reynolds National attention to the ENLACE Program at Evergreen Valley College (EVC) is growing. Program/Mentor Coordinator, Margarita Maestas-Flores and her colleagues will be featured in the November 29 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. This publication is a highly respected newspaper that covers educational issues of national and international …

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Ellen Ochoa, N.A.S.A. Scientist Conducting Research in the Forefront of Computer Science

November 22, 1989 By Yolanda Reynolds N.A.S.A. scientist Ellen Ochoa, Chief of Intelligent Systems Technology Branch, N.A.S.A. Ames Research Center in Mountain View, was recently honored at the First Annual Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award in the category of the “Most Promising Engineer.” Dr. Ochoa came to N.A.S.A., Ames from Sandia Laboratories in Livermore. She …

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East San Jose Carnegie opens new horizons to its library patrons

October 25, 1989  By Yolanda Reynolds Walk into the East San Jose Carnegie Library at 1102 E. Santa Clara and you will find information in Cambodian, Vietnamese, Spanish, Portuguese and English. There are whole shelves devoted to books written in Spanish only, some books are bilingual (Spanish/English) other shelves have books written in Portuguese, Cambodian, …

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San José Development Corporation

San José Development Corporation: Gear for promoting economic development in the community October 4, 1989 Story by Yolanda Reynolds Community development is the purpose of the San Jose Development Corporation. Its primary focus is to promote and improve socioeconomic conditions for Santa Clara County’s minorities and low income residents by developing employment and business opportunities …

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