News Category: coronavirus

A Year Of Pandemic: Alt.Latino Remembers

March 14, 2021

This story first appeared on Alt.Latino. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

This has been a tough year.

A year of living with so much uncertainty, many of us filled with anxiety and concern about the safety and health of our families and ourselves.

And, unfortunately, a year of loss for far too many of us.

Eight years after Sam Coronado’s death, Pepe Coronado and Jonathan Rebolloso continue his printmaking legacy

March 5, 2021

This story first appeared in Sight Lines. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read the full story click here.

An an artist, educator, and activist, the late Sam Coronado believed in the power of art to shape a community. Coronado’s lifelong commitment to empowering Latinos to express their experiences through art emerged from his involvement with the Chicano Civil Rights Movement.

"Voces" of the Pandemic highlights Latinx voices across the U.S. spectrum

Dec. 17, 2020

This story first appeared in Al Día. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read the full story click here.

A new project by the University of Texas at Austin’s Voces Oral History Center documents a wide array of Latinx people living through the pandemic. The effort profiled almost 100 people, and their aim was to “illustrate the ways in which the Latinx community has been affected by COVID-19.”

Documenting Latinos’ Experiences in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nov. 2, 2020

This story first appeared in Alcalde. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read the full story click here.

Fronteras: Latinos Share Life Stories During COVID-19 Pandemic In New Oral History Project

Oct. 10, 2020

This story first appeared on Texas Public Radio. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

Voces Oral History Project documents Latina/o experience in U.S.

Oct. 7, 2020

This story first appeared on Fox 7 Austin. To watch the full story click here.

Dr. Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, the founder and director of the Voces Oral History Project, talks about the importance of documenting the Latina/o experience.