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“There is no particular day on which I said, henceforth I will devote myself to the liberation of my people; instead, I simply found myself doing so, and could not do otherwise.” This question was posed to each interviewee at the beginning of their interview.

–Nelson Mandela

SUCCESS! 60 interviews of local progressive activists are completed, over 100 hours of audio recordings. The activists chosen by the POHP have been risk-takers, progressive thinkers, union grassroots organizers and citizens involved in local and national civil rights, peace and justice campaigns during years spanning eight decades.

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The People’s Oral History Project (POHP) is a program of the Monterey Peace & Justice Center (MPJC), which is a 501(c3) nonprofit corporation. IRS ID # 56-2554581. MPJC’s primary objective and purpose is to educate the public about peace, social justice, nonviolence and democracy.
L-R Juan Martinez, Karen Araujo and Gary Karnes