Marta V. Martínez

Community oral historian. Culture curator.


Executive Director - Rhode Island Latino Arts
Project 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 at local libraries, schools, museums and national conferences.
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.
In 2015, Marta published a book entitled Rhode Island Latino History - Nuestras Raíces and is available for book talks or lectures on Latino history of Rhode Island. Her book is available for purchase at La Galería del Pueblo.

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