Community oral historian. Cultural curator.
Marta V. <em> Martínez </em>
Marta V. <em> Martínez </em>
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Marta V. Martínez

Executive Director - Rhode Island Latino Arts
Director and Founder - Nuestras Raíces: Latino Oral Histories of Rhode Island
P.O. Box 25118 | Providence, RI 02905
Speaking fee: $50 per hour

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Marta lectures about Rhode Island Latino History and Cultures. Her specialty is working with young people, teaching them best practices of oral history and how to become “Junior Docents and Oral Historians” in their communities.

She offers community Barrio Tours of Broad Street, Providence.

Marta created Coming To America: Fefa's Market exhibit at the Providence Children’s Museum, has taught elementary and middle school, and has spoken national conferences, local libraries, schools, and museums. She is also a 2022-2023 Fellow of the Oral History Association & National Endowment for the Humanities.
Marta has also created a podcast called "Voces | Nuestras Historias de Rhode Island" which features the stories and histories of Latinos in Rhode Island. Listen now.