Youth Opportunity Program, 1960s

Youth Opportunity Program
Courtesy MIT Technology Review

Youth Opportunity Program students on Killian Court, ca. 1960s.

In the wake of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968, the early 1970s coincided with new legal mandates like affirmative action and the formalization of minority recruitment, retention, and enhancement programs.

Timeline: 1960s
Career: Education
Object: Photograph
Collection: Integration and Differentiation 1969-1994, Recruitment, Students