Hunter College Schools
Like many industrial cities, Lawrence entered a downward economic spiral in the decades after World War II due to deindustrialization and suburbanization. The arrival of tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans and Dominicans in the late twentieth century brought new life to the struggling city, but settling in Lawrence was fraught with challenges. Event co-sponsored by CUNY Dominican Studies Institute.
Author: Llana Barber (SUNY/Old Westbury)
Commentor: Cecilia Marquez (NYU)