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.
June 18, 2015, Recording date
CreatorLuis Garden Acosta
IntervieweeLuis Garden Acosta
InterviewerGisely Colon Lopez
1h 10m 59.0s
Location of interview
El Puente, 211 S 4th street, Brooklyn, NY
Activism, Community, Community-based organizations, Students
Individuals or Organizations MentionedJuan Beltran
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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