Interview with Tony Ortiz on June 13, 2017, Segment 12

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Ortiz describes the demographics of his Orlando district as predominantly Hispanic, and the need for safer areas in the community. He explains that he has organized leaders’ coalitions and created the Gateway Orlando District to get rid of negative pockets of drugs and crime in the area. By doing so, new shopping centers, health facilities and gastronomic places are moving to the area, opening up 1,500 new jobs for employment.


Date
June 13, 2017, Recording date
Interviewee
Tony Ortiz
Interviewer
Mareitssa Griggs
Duration
4m 39.0s
Location of interview

Orlando, FL

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
TOrt.2017.06.13.12
Related Keywords
Neighborhoods, Employment, Drugs, Community
Related Places
Orlando, FL (interview location), Orlando, FL (is referenced)
Related Dates
2008 – 2017, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Tony Ortiz on June 13, 2017, Segment 12: TOrt.2017.06.13.12. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 15 Oct 2019.
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