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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Patricia Torres Ray
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Patricia Torres Ray was born in Pasto, Colombia. Ray attended law school in Colombia before getting married and moving to Minnesota. She was part of the Chicano Latino Affairs Council and worked for the Department of Human Services. Ray was elected as the first Latina senator of Minnesota and is now serving her second term. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; lack of diversity in Colombia; religion; friendships; Fundación Social; Minnesota winter; Saint Frances Cabrini; community involvement; being bilingual in Spanish and English; Ethnic Heritage Act; helping families of color; Chicano Latino Affairs Council; Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio; Department of Human Services; growing Latino population; West Side; campaigning for office; politics; and immigration.
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37 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
02:08:49 running time
Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Interviewee: Ray, Patricia Torres
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH135 (Library Call Number)
AV2011.2.28 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'