The Historias Initiative collects the living history of Latinos in the United States.
Stories from the Historias Initiative
“You remember the first dinner together?”
Yelitza Castro talks with her friend Willie Davis about serving meals to the homeless community in Charlotte, North Carolina for ...
“I thought it was karma for what I had done. ”
Carlos Rocha, an inmate at Danville Correctional Center in Illinois, talks about a murder he committed in 1998.
“Me dijiste, 'Tenemos que ir a ver si encontramos algo, a ver por lo menos una foto.'”
Carmen Santos y su hermano Juan Castillo crecieron en Los Angeles pensando que su madre los habÃa abandonado cuando ...
“Everybody thought I couldn't get pregnant...”
Maria Vasquez-Rojas talks with her brother, Francisco Vasquez, about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer shortly after finding out she was ...
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About the Historias Initiative
StoryCorps Historias is an initiative to record the diverse stories and life experiences of Latinos in the United States. Sharing these stories celebrates our history, honors our heritage, and captures the true spirit of our community. It will also ensure that the voices of Latinos will be preserved and remembered for generations to come.
Historias is the largest collection of Latino voices ever gathered and is housed at The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin.
There are 2 ways you can participate in StoryCorps Historias:
Coordinator, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Chair, Humanities Department Hostos Community College
Social Affairs Officer, Division for the Advancement of Women at United Nations.
Executive Director, Latino Public Radio Consortium (LPRC)
Associate Professor, University of Texas, University of Texas at Austin
General Manager, 90.5 WRTE, Radio Arte
Reporter, Health, Housing and Immigration 89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio