10 december 1968 & centro católico hispano dedicated
#OTD 10 December 1968 The Centro Católico Hispano, a new center to serve Spanish-speaking residents in the Cardozo area was dedicated at 4pm. Sponsored by the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, the center was in the Kenesaw Apartment building (16th & Irving Sts, NW). The center will offer English classes for residents, as well as referrals and other services, and Spanish classes for police and fire departments, and other public agencies.
Photo source: House History Man blogspot. Fair use.
Andrea Acosta, “Centro Católico Hispano 45 anos sirviendo a los necessitados. El Pregonero 8 March 2012.
”Cardozo Area Center Opens,” Hilltop, 1968.