Interview with Luis Garden Acosta on May 15, 2015, Segment 25

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

In this segment Garden Acosta talks about El Puente's leadership centers. He makes the announcement that on June 15, 2015 El Puente will be accepting two new venues for their leadership centers in two housing projects, making it a total of seven leadership centers. He mentions that El Puente Academy holds 200 students. He also concludes the clip by telling us that it is his personal goal, and a goal of El Puente to build a bridge between Puerto Rico and the United States. David Ortiz, several volunteers and the Board are all working towards making this a reality. He also mentions that they would like to open a location in Orlando, Florida.


Date
May 15, 2015, Recording date
Creator
Luis Garden Acosta
Interviewee
Luis Garden Acosta
Interviewer
Gisely Colon Lopez
Duration
2h 3m 46.0s
Location of interview

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

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
LGA.2015.05.15.25
Related Keywords
Education, High schools
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice, El Puente, David Ortiz
Related Places
Brooklyn (interview location), Puerto Rico (is referenced), Orlando, FL (is referenced)
Related Dates
June 15, 2015, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Luis Garden Acosta on May 15, 2015, Segment 25: LGA.2015.05.15.25. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 27 Jan 2020.
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