Interview with Leila Enid López Muñiz on March 10, 2018

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

00:00:00 Muñiz describes herself as a pillar in the Central Florida community. 00:11:30 She describes her childhood and family living in Ciales, Puerto Rico and her family interactions. 00:19:00  Muñiz describes her family’s decision to move to Florida and her commitment as an accomplished artist, musician, and ambassador, enhancing the performing arts in the Central Florida community. 00:31:30 She describes her writing career and the influence that her family has had on it. 00:44:00 When asked about the influence of Hurricane Maria among Puerto Ricans, Muñiz states that Orlando is getting a new influx of newcomers that are and will be needing support in their new community.


Date
March 10, 2018, Recording date
Interviewee
Leila Enid López Muñiz
Interviewer
Mareitssa Griggs
Duration
54m 30.0s
Location of interview

Orlando, FL

Language
Spanish
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
LEM.2018.03.10.FullInterview
Related Keywords
Art, Musicians, Poets, Celebrations, Awards, Higher education, Spanish language, Children, Community leaders, Social clubs, Elections, Voting
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Carlos López Rodriguez, Maria Leila Rivera Gonzalez, Toribio Rivera, Alexandre Dumas, Augusto Rodríguez, Pablo Casals, Braulio Muñiz, Eduardo Martinez, University of Puerto Rico, Las Hijas Católicas de las Américas
Related Places
Orlando, FL (interview location), Bayamón, PR (is referenced), Ciales, PR (is referenced)
Related Dates
1935 – 2018, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Leila Enid López Muñiz on March 10, 2018: LEM.2018.03.10.FullInterview. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 19 Oct 2019.
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Repository
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