Interview with Roger Maldonado on July 25, 2018

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

00:00:00 Maldonado reflects on his early life traveling around as a child with his military family. He discusses finally settling in Puerto Rico for high school, then Yale University for college. 00:21:24 He describes working in and around Vieques, Puerto Rico as a law student. 00:27:00 Maldonado describes his experience working with South Brooklyn Legal Services 00:30:00 and explains how he balances advocacy, activism and being a practicing lawyer. 00:33:00 Maldonado describes his work in the private sector. 00:36:00 He shares how he became involved with the New York City Bar Association and 00:40:00 describes the New York City Bar Association Task Force on Puerto Rico. 00:50:00 He concludes the interview discussing his role as the President of the New York City Bar Association. 


Date
July 25, 2018, Recording date
Interviewee
Roger Maldonado
Interviewer
Andrew Viñales
Duration
1h 29m 28.0s
Location of interview

Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
RMal.2018.07.25.FullInterview
Related Keywords
Law, Law professionals, Military service, Families, Higher education
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Brooklyn Legal Services, New York City Bar Association, Yale University, United States. Army
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Vieques, PR (is referenced), Brooklyn (is referenced), New York City (is referenced)
Related Dates
1950s, Date mentioned
1970s, Date mentioned
1990s, Date mentioned
2016 – 2018, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Roger Maldonado on July 25, 2018: RMal.2018.07.25.FullInterview. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 20 Oct 2019.
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