Interview with Luis Garden Acosta on Jun 18, 2015, Segment 1

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Question asked: During our last interview you discussed the tobacco mural and spoke about “looking at the root of the problem and telling people about it” as part of El Puente model and curriculum/ Can you tell me how this is implemented and acted on within El Puente? How do students at El Puente exercise Activism? What exactly do they do? This clip is a follow up to the previous interview session done with Luis Garden Acosta on May 15, 2015. Garden Acosta discusses El Puente's educational approach and focus for students to find root cause of various issues and topics. He discusses the Tobacco mural also being used as a research topic for students. Students research critical perspectives about the Tobacco industry.


Date
June 18, 2015, Recording date
Creator
Luis Garden Acosta
Interviewee
Luis Garden Acosta
Interviewer
Gisely Colon Lopez
Duration
1h 10m 59.0s
Location of interview

El Puente, 211 S 4th street, Brooklyn, NY

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
LGA.2015.06.18.1
Related Keywords
Activism, Art, Community education, Murals, Students
Related Places
Brooklyn (interview location), Williamsburg (is referenced)
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Luis Garden Acosta on Jun 18, 2015, Segment 1: LGA.2015.06.18.1. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 22 Sep 2019.
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