Uniting Communities: Romeo Garcia
Click on the links below to hear audio
segments from an October 2005 interview by Marvin L. Osborne with Romeo
who currently works for four departments at
which include Stars, Trio, and jointly with the writing and reading lab, and the Kababayan program.
Romeo Garcia in Action
3. Segment 3: 1st Involvement
4. Segment 4 The Challenge of Organization
9. The Media
11. Comfort Zones
This is the diary of Romeo Garcia! A brief background on Romeo.
When did you begin organizing and getting involved in the community?
What was your first major community involvement?
Romeo interacting with the community
Was it challenging to organize a group of people?
What inspired you to get involved with the community?
Why is the Filipino community going through these hardships? Who is to blame?
Do you believe that the way history is taught in
Will you expand this community beyond
How have the media, government, and political figures responded to the work that the Filipino communities have been doing?
Have support from people, in general, increased? Are the communities growing?
Romeo and others rallying for support
Are communities too comfortable?
Is there anything else you would like to tell the world? Challenge?
Romeo Garcia, you are now off of the hot seat!
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last revised: 12-20-05
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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