Interview with Elba Montalvo on August 28 2015, Segment 21

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Montalvo talks about the creation and role of the the Committee for Hispanic Children and Families. The failures of the child welfare and foster care system prompted her to create this organization that had two main objectives, which were to educate social workers in the importance of language and continuity of culture for the children and promoting the families to advocate for themselves.


Date
August 28, 2015, Recording date
Interviewee
Elba Montalvo
Interviewer
Gisely Colon Lopez
Duration
3m 51.0s
Location of interview

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
EMon.2015.08.28.21
Related Keywords
Non-profit organizations, Social services
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Committee for Hispanic Children and Families
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location)
Related Dates
1982, Date mentioned
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Elba Montalvo on August 28 2015, Segment 21: EMon.2015.08.28.21. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 19 Oct 2019.
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Repository
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