The Report of the Council Committee to Study the Anti-Poverty Program for the City of Newark, NJ- Dec 1965-ilovepdf-compressed

Report of the City Council Committee's investigation of the United Community Corporation in 1965. The Committee charged that the UCC misappropriated funds and utilized federal money to fund and organize political campaigns. The Committee concluded that the City of Newark "should immediately undertake its own Anti-Poverty Programs and...that it should not combine with or participate in or contribute to any provate groups or non-profit agencies." Community members like George Richardson and Hilda Hidalgo, however, argued that the Committee's investigation was an attempt to "bring the anti-poverty program under the control of the Mayor and the City Council." -- Credit: Newark Public Library

Report of the City Council Committee’s investigation of the United Community Corporation in 1965. The Committee charged that the UCC misappropriated funds and utilized federal money to fund and organize political campaigns. The Committee concluded that the City of Newark “should immediately undertake its own Anti-Poverty Programs and…that it should not combine with or participate in or contribute to any provate groups or non-profit agencies.” Community members like George Richardson and Hilda Hidalgo, however, argued that the Committee’s investigation was an attempt to “bring the anti-poverty program under the control of the Mayor and the City Council.” — Credit: Newark Public Library