Interview with Nelson Diaz on October 19, 2015, Segment 19

CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-

Diaz explains the needs of public schools' students and the failures of the Philadelphia school system and the importance of this issue in his mayoral campaign of 2015. The strategies of his campaign are discussed, grassroots campaign, ethnic politics and the weight of identity politics to explain the result of the election.


Date
October 19, 2015, Recording date
Interviewee
Nelson Diaz
Interviewer
Julio Ortiz-Luquis
Duration
12m 38.0s
Location of interview

695 Park Ave., New York, NY

Language
English
Object Type
Moving Image
Identifier
NDia.2015.10.19.19
Related Keywords
Elections, Public schools, Public housing, Poverty, Latino affairs
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, James F. Kenney, Anthony Williams, Barack Obama, Democratic Party (U.S.), Philadelphia (Pa.). Police Department, Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters
Related Places
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (interview location), Camden, NJ (is referenced)
Citation
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Nelson Diaz on October 19, 2015, Segment 19: NDia.2015.10.19.19. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 17 Oct 2019.
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Repository
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