Interview with Luis Martinez on October 12, 2018

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

00:00:00 Martinez was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico and lived there until 2000 when he moved to Orlando, FL. 00:13:00 Martinez worked at El Nuevo Dia Newspaper and five years later accepted a position as Director of Marketing and Recruitment of Universidad Ana G. Mendez in Orlando, Fl.  00:21:00 In 2012, Martinez was appointed by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer as Director of Multicultural Affairs, allowing him to expand the multicultural interaction of the area.  00:26:00 Martinez explains the influence that the tragedy of the Pulse nightclub shooting has in the Puerto Rican community.


Date
October 12, 2018, Recording date
Interviewee
Luis Martinez
Interviewer
Mareitssa Griggs
Duration
32m 34.0s
Location of interview

Orlando, FL

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
LMar.2018.10.12
Related Keywords
Community leaders, Community-based organizations, Elected officials
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Buddy Dyer, El Nuevo Dia, Ana G. Mendez University
Related Places
Orlando, FL (interview location), Caguas, PR (is referenced)
Related Dates
2000 – 2018, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Luis Martinez on October 12, 2018: LMar.2018.10.12. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 18 Oct 2019.
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