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- Centro Research Finds Dramatic Changes in Demographic and Socio-Economic Status of Puerto Ricans in U.S.Over the last decade, with a combination of emigration and mainland U.S. births, the Puerto Rican population living in the United States outnumbers that on the island.
- Three New Archival Collections Feature Former Congressman and Two ArtistsThree of the newest collections at the Centro Archives that are now open to the public for viewing are those of Robert García, the former congressman of the Bronx; Carlos Ortiz, a photographer and filmmaker and Ray Ramos, a composer, sonero, performer and bandleader
- Centro Exhibits Shaping Puerto Rican Identity:
Selections from the DIVEDCO CollectionThroughout June, Centro is hosting an art exhibit in East Harlem entitled Shaping Puerto Rican Identity:
- Forum on Puerto Rican Creativeness for Social Change and Economic Development a SuccessAbout 100 guests, including scholars, elected officials, artists and community leaders attended the Puerto Rican Creativeness for Social Change
- Centro Researchers Present in Mexico at the Caribbean Studies Association ConferenceA Centro contingent of researchers traveled to Mexico for the 39th annual conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA)
- Centro’s Posters on the Wall Decorate Lower East SideCentro’s popular Posters on the Wall: Our Nuyorican Story, an art exhibit built from the Centro Archives’ extensive graphics collection...
- President Obama to Honor Borinqueneers With Congressional Gold MedalThe legendary and beloved 65th, fondly known as the Borinqueneers, are a presidential signature...
Upcoming 2014 Events
- Art Exhibit
Shaping Puerto Rican Identity: Selections from the DivEdCo Collection at Centro Library & Archives
June 5 to June 30, 2014
Hunter College School of Social Work
The Lois V. and Samuel J. Silberman Building
2180 Third Avenue and 119th Street
Social & Newsletter
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) seeks proposals for fellowships and applications for research opportunities in Puerto Rican studies. Centro will provide limited funding on a competitive basis for the study and interpretation of the Puerto Rican experience in the United States. Centro is committed to facilitating research projects useful to those in community organizations, public policy and academia.