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New Pandemic Oral Histories Available on the ROHA Website

Sept. 29, 2021

This story first appeared in History Alive. An excerpt can be viewed below. To read or listen to the full story click here.

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U.S. Latinos and the anguish COVID leaves behind

Sept. 28, 2021

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

The pandemic disproportionately hit people of color in the U.S., and among them, younger Latinos were those most likely to die from the coronavirus.

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Collecting Pandemic Stories From Latinx Iowans

June 9, 2021

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

An oral history partnership has an Iowa State student collecting the stories of Latino/a Iowa and their experience of the pandemic.

'Our Stories Are Shared Stories:' Project To Archive Latino COVID History

June 7, 2021

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

A statewide project, 'Voces of a Pandemic,' has launched in an effort to record and archive Latino experiences in Iowa as the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.

UTRGV project preserves stories of Latinos affected by COVID-19 pandemic

May 6, 2021

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

UTRGV is preserving the stories of Latinos who were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Rio Grande Valley with a project called ‘Voces of a Pandemic’.

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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.

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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.

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"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.”

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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.

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Voces Oral History Center documents how Latino community is being affected by COVID-19

Nov. 1, 2020

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