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Say Brother; Profile of Latino Social Service Agencies, A; Angeles Rodriguez comments on funding problems in human services

Part of Say Brother.

10/27/1978

In this clip, Angeles Rodrigues, Executive Director for La Alianza Hispana (a hispanic human services agency in Boston), gives an example of funding problems using the failure of the Massachusetts Welfare Department to adjust monies, despite inflation. Overall, the program provides an in-depth look at the social services agencies serving Boston's Latino community. Host Sixto Escobar speaks on location with Raul Cotto (Chairman of the Council of Administrators of Hispanic Agencies), Angeles Rodrigues (Executive Director of La Alianza Hispana), staff members of Casa Myrna Vazquez (a shelter for battered women), Pablo Calderon (Director of Oficina Hispana de Jamaica Plain, an agency serving the Hispanic population in Jamaica Plain), Pable Cruz (Director of Club Hispano, a youth recreational center in Jamaica Plain), counselor Ethel Torrres and Director Felix Arroyo of Casa Del Sol (an agency offering educational services to the Hispanic population), Jorge Hernandez (Executive Director of Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion, a Hispanic tenant organization in Boston's South End), Rosanna Filiponi (Administrator of Centro Del Cardinal Cushing, Boston' oldest agency serving the Hispanic population because of its mission to serve Cubans leaving Cuba after the revolution), and Salvador Morales (staff member of Concilio Human Services, a drug rehabilitation agency) about the services they offer, their role in the community, and the problems they face in continuing to operate effectively. Produced by George Rivera.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Profile of Latino Social Service Agencies, A
Program Number

902

Title

Angeles Rodriguez comments on funding problems in human services

Series Description

Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968

Program Description

Program provides an in-depth look at the social services agencies serving Boston's Latino community. Host Sixto Escobar speaks on location with Raul Cotto (Chairman of the Council of Administrators of Hispanic Agencies), Angeles Rodrigues (Executive Director of La Alianza Hispana), staff members of Casa Myrna Vazquez (a shelter for battered women), Pablo Calderon (Director of Oficina Hispana de Jamaica Plain, an agency serving the Hispanic population in Jamaica Plain), Pable Cruz (Director of Club Hispano, a youth recreational center in Jamaica Plain), counselor Ethel Torrres and Director Felix Arroyo of Casa Del Sol (an agency offering educational services to the Hispanic population), Jorge Hernandez (Executive Director of Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion, a Hispanic tenant organization in Boston's South End), Rosanna Filiponi (Administrator of Centro Del Cardinal Cushing, Boston' oldest agency serving the Hispanic population because of its mission to serve Cubans leaving Cuba after the revolution), and Salvador Morales (staff member of Concilio Human Services, a drug rehabilitation agency) about the services they offer, their role in the community, and the problems they face in continuing to operate effectively.

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Calderon, Pablo
Cruz, Pable
Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion
Club Hispano
Council of Administrators of Hispanic Agencies
Officina Hispana de Jamaica Plain
Filiponi, Rosanna
Centro Del Cardinal Cushing
Alianza Hispana, La
Casa Myrna Vazquez
Rodrigues, Angeles
Medina, Lucy
Hispanic Americans - Services for - Boston - Massachusetts
Hill, Cardina
Hernandez, Jorge
Casa Del Sol
Arroyo, Felix
Cotto, Raul
Morales, Salvador
Torres, Ethel
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Rivera, George (Producer)
Moore, Melvin (Associate Producer)
Contributors
DeVitt, Doug (Videotape Recordist)
Demers, Leo (Videotape Assembly)
Yang, Eileen (Production Assistant)
MacDonald, Greg (Camera)
Escobar, Sixto (Host)
Lewis, Webster (Theme Music)
Merhar, Milan (Videotape Assembly)
St. Onge, David (Videotape Assembly)
Pugliesi, Joe (Video)
Harrison, Rich (Video)
Clarke, Brian (Assistant Director)
Hudson, Harvey (Audio)
Carey, Nancy (Intern)
Mackles, Gene (Graphic Designer)
Handyside, Keith (Video)
Johnson, Bill (Audio)
Stewart, Aubrey (Video)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Profile of Latino Social Service Agencies, A; Angeles Rodriguez comments on funding problems in human services,” 10/27/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A272E87F8F64E9BBE76A1B4787425A1.
MLA: “Say Brother; Profile of Latino Social Service Agencies, A; Angeles Rodriguez comments on funding problems in human services.” 10/27/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A272E87F8F64E9BBE76A1B4787425A1>.
APA: Say Brother; Profile of Latino Social Service Agencies, A; Angeles Rodriguez comments on funding problems in human services. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2A272E87F8F64E9BBE76A1B4787425A1
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