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Reminiscences of Lucy Friedman : oral history, 2002.

Creator: Friedman, Lucy N.
Project: September 11, 2001 response and recovery oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 38 p. sound recordings: 1 sound disc (69 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

President, After School Corporation.

Scope and Contents

Born in Washington, D.C., 1944, raised Great Neck, NY; education: Bryn Mawr College, Brandeis University, Ph.D. from Columbia University in social psychology; career: Peace Corps in Dominican Republic, consulting and research with Vera Institute of Justice, director of the After-School Corporation [TASC]; TASC: description of program, development; September 11th: morning of, travel home, communication with family; TASC response to 9/11: temporary closure of programs, advisions to staff, discussion of bias issues, safety training, program expansion, program fundraising, needs of individual schools, needs of individual students; work with other agencies: Educators for Social Responsibility [ESR], Safe Horizon, Partnership for After-School Education [PASE], New York Times Neediest Fund; development of new programs: Lower East Side, Chinatown, West Side, experiences and problems with individual schools, program structure, staff training, workshops, fund matching; personal opinion: citywide respone to 9/11, long-term effects on TASC.


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