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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Eloisa Echavez
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Eloisa Echavez was born in Colombia as one of five sisters in her family. Echavez received her associate's degree in computer science and learned English through the Colombo Americano program. She completed her master's degree at Augsburg College in education and leadership for administration. She serves as a mentor and leader for the Latino community as director of La Oportunidad. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family; religion; education's importance in her life as well as providing educational opportunities for others; culture; Latino community; leadership; bilingual benefits of learning Spanish and English; inspiration to help struggling Latinos; community programs; and communication for a unified Latino voice.
Quantity 1 digital file
53 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:36:34 running time
Creation Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Narrator: Echavez, Eloisa
Made in Inver Grove Heights, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Inver Grove Heights, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 11/08/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.10
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'