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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Alberto Monserrate
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Alberto Monserrate was born in Middlebury, Vermont. Monserrate grew up in Puerto Rico and England. He moved to Minnesota and attended the University of Minnesota majoring in sociology. He has held several positions including the state chair of the Minnesota Young DFL, Ameriprise, Board of La Oportunidad Incorporated, Prudential Securities as a financial advisor, and founding board of the KIPP Stand (Knowledge Is Power Program). Monserrate is currently a Latino Media owner of La Prensa, La Invasora, and LCN. He is currently serving on the Minneapolis School Board. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Jobs held; family background; being bilingual in Spanish and English; playing sports; crime exposure; Minnesota weather; scholarships; lack of Latino community in 1980s; racism; relationships; financial struggles; immigration; Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio; Latino non-profits; education; technology; Lake Street; community involvement; Latino businesses; Latino rally; anti-immigrant sentiment; English as a Second Language; Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors.
1 digital file
Content Category: sound recordings
02:15:45 running time
Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Interviewee: Monserrate, Alberto
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH135 (Library Call Number)
AV2011.2.23 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'