Interview with Ronald Blackburn-Moreno on Aug 11, 2015, Segment 4, Part 1

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Blackburn-Moreno explains that Puerto Ricans sought to organize in order to address community issues this was organized by more educated Puerto Ricans, which developed the Puerto Rican Forum and ASPIRA. In 1965 there was the War on Poverty brought a significant amount of money into New York, NY. The money was used to create economic development. A lot of economic development happened in the South Bronx. Puerto Ricans began demonstrating around education such as ASPIRA led by Dr. Pantoja. ASPIRA used education as a means for economic development in the community. ASPIRA was a group founded for adolescence, where they could find a sense of belonging and leadership.


Date
August 11, 2015, Recording date
Interviewee
Ronald Blackburn-Moreno
Interviewer
Brian GutiƩrrez
Duration
5m 50.0s
Location of interview

Washington, DC

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
RBM.2015.08.11.4.1
Related Keywords
Community, Economic development, Education, Leaders, Non-profit organizations
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Angel Ortiz, ASPIRA Association
Related Places
Washington, DC (interview location), Philadelphia (is referenced), Chicago, IL (is referenced)
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Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Ronald Blackburn-Moreno on Aug 11, 2015, Segment 4, Part 1: RBM.2015.08.11.4.1. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 17 Oct 2019.
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