StoryCorps: Mary Lou and Cristino Griego

Mar 22, 2011

Albuquerque, NM – Mary Lou Griego and her husband Cristino Griego, both retired educators, talk about their activism with the Chicano movement at Highlands University in the late 1960's, and remember how they met.

SASO/CASO was instrumental in giving Chicano students a voice in student government. The griegos remain committed to activism, and have been together for forty years. Editing by Lee Merrill and Candace Miller-Murphy.

The StoryCorps Historias Albuquerque project was made possible with support from the New Mexico Humanities Council and the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

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