Interview with Elba Montalvo on August 28 2015, Segment 21
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-
Montalvo talks about the creation and role of the the Committee for Hispanic Children and Families. The failures of the child welfare and foster care system prompted her to create this organization that had two main objectives, which were to educate social workers in the importance of language and continuity of culture for the children and promoting the families to advocate for themselves.
August 28, 2015, Recording date
InterviewerGisely Colon Lopez
Location of interview
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies
Non-profit organizations, Social services
Individuals or Organizations MentionedCommittee for Hispanic Children and Families
Related PlacesCenter for Puerto Rican Studies
1982, Date mentioned
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Elba Montalvo on August 28 2015, Segment 21: EMon.2015.08.28.21. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 04 Aug 2020.
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