ASPIRA Inc. of New Jersey Records

About this Collection

ASPIRA, Inc. of New Jersey, founded in 1968 and based at 390 Broad Street in Newark, is a chapter of the national ASPIRA Association, which was created to develop the “educational and leadership capacity of Hispanic youth.” Programs sponsored by ASPIRA, Inc. of New Jersey include the ASPIRA Parents for Excellence (APEX) Program, youth leadership development (ASPIRA Clubs), guidance counseling, after-school enrichment programs and activities such as an acting club and a boxing club, HIV-AIDS prevention, and delinquency prevention programs. ASPIRA, Inc. also sponsors a music studio, a television studio, and community technology centers.

The ASPIRA Inc. of New Jersey Records documents the administrative functions of ASPIRA and projects including APEX, GATEWAY, Leadership Development, and various academic enrichment and support programs in Elizabeth, Jersey City, Mercer County, Newark and Paterson, New Jersey, from 1982 - 2004. The bulk of the collection consists of annual reports and includes monthly reports and general administrative files.

Selected materials from this collection have been digitized. For more information, please visit the collection's Archival Description. An interview of Lissette Valentin-Rivera, Leadership Development Counselor for ASPIRA, is also available in the Latino Oral History Collection. In addition, please see the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey Records, the Maria Vizcarrondo Papers, the Maxine Lisboa Papers, as well as a button and coaster from the Hilda A. Hidalgo, PhD Button Collection.

1999-2000 Report
Annual report of ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - G.A.T.E.way, Dr. Horton
2000-2001 Narrative and Statistical Annual Report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - G.A.T.E.way, Dr. Horton
2000-2001 Narrative and Statistical Annual Report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - Academic Continuance - Luis Munoz Marin School
2000-2001 Narrative and Statistical Annual Report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - Academic Continuance - Luis Munoz Marin School
2000-2001 Narrative and Statistical Annual Report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - G.A.T.E.way Jersey City
1996-1997 narrative/statistical annual report, G.A.T.E.way Jersey City
ASPIRA Annual Report - June 1991
1991 Annual Report for ASPIRA of New Jersey
ASPIRA Annual Report - Parent Advocacy Program
1995-1996 narrative/statistical annual report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - Parent Advocacy Program
1993-1994 narrative and statistical Annual Report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - Parent Advocacy Program
1993-1994 narrative and statistical Annual Report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - Parent Advocacy Program
1994-1995 narrative/statistical annual report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - Parent Advocacy Program
1994-1995 narrative/statistical annual report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - Parent Advocacy Program
1993-1994 narrative and statistical Annual Report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - Passaic High School
1987 narrative/statistical annual report for ASPIRA/Passaic High School
ASPIRA Annual Report - TCHS-Mercer County
1993-1994 narrative and statistical Annual Report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Annual Report - TCHS-Mercer County
1994-1995 narrative/statistical annual report for ASPIRA
ASPIRA Background and Track Record
History of ASPIRA, Mission, summary of services
ASPIRA Background and Track Record
Short history of ASPIRA group
ASPIRA Club Constitution
Constitution and By-laws of ASPRIA