Oral Histories

Central American Solidarity Movement in Los Angeles

Latina and Latino History
Social Movements
Community Activism
Central Americans in Southern California
This series of interviews includes activists who were involved in founding and sustaining organizations in the Central American community in the 1980s. It examines the participants' activism and political persecution in Central America, their immigration to the U.S., and the ways they organized to serve the rapidly growing Central American community in Los Angeles.