BCC LIBRARY RECEIVES $10,000 GRANT
Bronx Community College (BCC) received a $10,000 grant from the America Library Association’s American Rescue Plan to assist libraries adversely affected by the pandemic.
The grant will fund a new exhibition.
BCC librarians Professor Nelson Santana and Professor Emma Antobam-Ntekudzi teamed up with editors, writers, and photographers of the cultural digital platform ESENDOM to create an exhibit that highlights Dominican activism in New York, Santiago, and Santo Domingo.
“Our project will reveal and intensify the potent community activism highlighting cultural and social accomplishments of the area Transnational Dominican community served by BCC,” said Professor Michael J. Miller, Chief Librarian at BCC.
The grant will further BCC Library’s mission as a strong humanities institution.