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Aida Rentas papers

 Collection
Identifier: aarl009-015

Scope and Contents note

This collection includes personal records documenting the life of Aida Rentas. A substantial portion of the collection are photographs.Includes correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, biographical and writings by Rentas.

Dates

  • 1950s-2010

Biographical note

Aida Rentas is a community activists who founded Latinos En Accion. She served on the board of the Georgia Equality Project and headed the Atlanta Civilian Review Board. She was active in creating the Gay and Lesbian Visitors Center for the 1996 Olympic Games. In 1996 she received the Human Rights Campaign Community Award. In 2005, she founded the Grass Roots Institute, which supported children of single parents during their spring, summer and winter breaks from school. Ms. Rentas currently resides in Puerto Rico.

Extent

1.5 Linear feet

Processed by:

Derek T. Mosley and Jane Shirra, 2018-2019

Repository Details

Part of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Repository

Contact:
101 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta GA 30303
404-613-4032