Oral history interview, Jason Romero, 2013 (video and transcript)
Boulder County Latino History Project, Maria Rogers Oral History Program, and Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder Public Library. Click on the above link to access complete bibliographic information.
Jason Romero, born in 1991, grew up in Pueblo, Colorado. He attended Pueblo Community College while in high school, graduating with an Associate’s degree in 2010. He then went to the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he graduated in 2013, summa cum laude, with highest honors. At the time of this interview, he was about to start a graduate program in education. In his interview he discusses his educational experiences, “low-rider” vehicles, the development of his identity as a Chicano, including Corky Gonzales's poem "I Am Joaquin," the importance of Latino student organizations while he was in Boulder, and harassment by the police.
Boulder; Pueblo; New Mexico
Oral history, Jason Romero, born 1991
People Shown or Mentioned:
Jason Romero, Jr.
Location of Original:
Maria Rogers Oral History Program at Carnegie Branch Library for Local History, Boulder Public Library