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Spring 2020 ALAS Speech: A Call to Action

Hello, We are here today on behalf of ALAS. The Latinx community on campus finds it unacceptable that Haverford College has not taken the initiative to prioritize making a space for its Latinx students. The college boasts an incredible amount of diversity and yet it has failed to support the third largest racial/ethnic group on campus. Our partner schools, Swarthmore and Penn, can at least say that they provide a physical space for their Latinx students, and yet we cannot claim the same for our own campus. Instead, our administration is forcing the work that should’ve been implemented before onto the students who are experiencing the effects of not having a community space