Vel Phillips Papers (Correspondence, Box 10)

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Alderman Vel Phillips City Hall Milwaukee Wis.

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A scholarship can not specify a persons color. That is called discrimination. Asking for a hundred negro scholarships for Marquette is what we are fighting against they can not specify any race or nationality. A hundred negro schalarships the word negro in itself would call these scholarships discrimination. Any poor person can qualify. Poor mans scholarship. Poor man can mean any one color race religion etc. How about the Mexicans? Negro scholarships in all colleges means on thing Plain DISCRIMINATION. No nationality specified. DISCRIMINATION or color.

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ST. BONIFACE SCHOOL 2637 NORTH ELEVENTH STREET MILWAUKEE 6, WISCONSIN

Mrs. Vel Phillips

Dear Mrs. Phillips

This is the program we would like to begin this summer at St. Boniface. It is similar to other Push-Up Programs in Chicago that were held this past summer. The programs were funded by the OEO office in Chicago.

We would appreciate any support or suggestions you could give.

Thank you very much.

Sister M. Charmayne

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PROPOSAL OF ST. BONIFACE SCHOOL REMEDIAL AND ENRICHMENT SUMMER PROGRAM

St. Boniface School 2637 N. 11th Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Sister M. Charmayne Mr. Edward Thekan

Phone: 562-6470

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St. Boniface Push-up Program

I. Purpose A. St. Boniface Remedial and Enrichment program aims to provide remedial and enrichment summer education for approximately 120 sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth grade children recruited from St. Boniface and neighboring public school system. This program will be arranged to meet the needs of superior and average students needing remedial help. It will strengthen existing skills and provide a continuing educational program between school terms. The program will also help to diminish the dropout rate of the children. B. Beneficiaries Some 120 children in grades 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th, about the ages 12, 13, 14, and 15 will be recruited for this summer school program. It is desired that all or at least the vast majority be average pupils, both boys and girls. Adult classes in sewing and typing will be organized. Social activities for neighborhood youth will be conducted in the evenings. Congressional Area: 5th represented by Congressman H. Reuse. Community Area: North Milwaukee Ward: 1st and 6th Wards, Mr. Francis Dineen, Mrs. Vel Phillips.

II. Recruitment: St. Boniface School will assume the responsibility of recruiting students from both the public and private schools in the area. A registration form will be submitted. This form will allow for securing information on income and family members so that we can be certain that the program reaches our target group. I. Scope and Content. A. The curriculum will provide both educational and recreational activities. The educational portions of the program will be centered in the morning hours between 8:30 and 12:00 noon, and the recreational and cultural activities will take place in the afternoon. I. The remedial and enrichment education will involve six basic areas: reading, math, art, typing, sewing, drama, and physical education.

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