Interview with Georgina Falú on Jun 09, 2015, Segment 2
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-
Dr. Falú specifies why she chose East Harlem/El Barrio to establish her Foundation. The scholar describes the needs that she identified in the Latino community living in the area such as high levels of unemployment and high criminal rates, but mainly she noticed that Puerto Ricans individuals wanted to find jobs but they lacked the skills. Through computer and educational training the Foundation addressed this issue. She also explains her decision to include African history and heritage in the curriculum of the programs that target children and adolescents.
June 9, 2015, Recording date
InterviewerLeonela Medina Baez
3h 29m 38.0s
Location of interview
New York City
Diaspora, Migration, Non-profit organizations, Unemployment, Women
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Georgina Falú on Jun 09, 2015, Segment 2: GFal.2015.06.09.2. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 18 Sep 2019.
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