Files generated by the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University (1996-2006) and the profession and research files (1961-2007)
of the Civil Rights Project co-founder Gary A. Orfield. The Civil Rights Project at Harvard University was established in
1996 by founding co-directors Orfield and Christopher Edley, Jr. as a multi-disciplinary civil rights research organization
and think tank. In 2004 Edley resigned and in 2007 Orfield relocated the Project to the University of California, Los Angeles
(UCLA). With the 2007 relocation, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard was renamed the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos
Civiles and Patricia Gandara joined Orfield as co-director.
The Civil Rights Project at Harvard University/CRP was established in 1996 to: 1) conduct scholarly research and analysis
in support of U.S. civil rights and 2) produce multidisciplinary research and policies on behalf of academics, policy makers,
and civil rights advocates. The Civil Rights Project's founding co-directors were Christopher Edley, Jr. and Gary A. Orfield.
In 2004 Christopher Edley, Jr. resigned as the Harvard CRP co-director. In 2007 Gary Orfield and the CRP relocated to the
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Graduate School of Education & Information Studies. With the 2007 relocation
to UCLA, the Harvard Civil Rights Project was renamed the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles and Patricia Gandara
joined Gary Orfield as co-director.
161.5 linear ft.
(158 record cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 oversized flat file box)
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