Interview with Luis Garden Acosta on Jun 18, 2015, Segment 2

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Question asked: You also shared a story about Juan Beltran, the student that helped parents organize during the Oceanhill Brownsville struggle, are you still in touch with Juan? What does he do now? Also asked: How do you define activism? This interview clip is a follow up to the previous interview session done with Luis Garden Acosta on May 15, 2015. In this clip Garden Acosta provides us with a brief update about El Puente Alum, Juan Beltran. Garden Acosta also shares his definition of "activism" by declaring that it is a public, external expression of ones consciousness. He also mentions the interaction of politics, community activists and church activism as playing a role within activism.


Date
June 18, 2015, Recording date
Creator
Luis Garden Acosta
Interviewee
Luis Garden Acosta
Interviewer
Gisely Colon Lopez
Duration
1h 10m 59.0s
Location of interview

El Puente, 211 S 4th street, Brooklyn, NY

Language
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
LGA.2015.06.18.2
Related Keywords
Activism, Community, Community-based organizations, Students
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Juan Beltran
Related Places
Brooklyn (interview location)
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Luis Garden Acosta on Jun 18, 2015, Segment 2: LGA.2015.06.18.2. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 14 May 2021.
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