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Aswad Maundy interview, 2022-10-24

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc040_01_v.mp4

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D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.


  • Creation: 2022-10-24

Biographical / Historical

Aswad Maundy was born in Brooklyn, New York and then moved to Jersey City, New Jersey with his family. Mr. Maundy obtained a college degree in religion, and after spending time in New Jersey working at his mother's health food store, he decided to pursue a career in human services. Mr. Aswad moved to the Washington, D.C. area when he and his wife started dating. He eventually obtained employment working with youth aging out of foster care, and then was hired with the Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative in 2018.


From the Collection: 1.13 Terabytes

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This is an interview with current Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative (E/BFSC) employee Aswad Maundy, who currently serves in the role of Program Manager overseeing E/BFSC's housing program. Mr. Aswad descrbies his upbringing in New Jersey and his eventual move to the Washington, D.C. area to pursue employment in the human services field.

Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

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