- New CENTRO Journal Spotlights
“Migrants Who Never Arrived” The morning of June 6, 1950, found Puerto Rico waking up to radio newsflashes and newspaper headlines about the crash of a plane carrying 62 Puerto Rican farmhands (the majority from Mayaguez).
- Street by Street and Photo by Photo - Carlos Ortiz Tells Story of His Bronx
For Bronx photographer Carlos Ortiz, his lens became a tool to shoot his own images and tell his Bronx tale his way
- Puerto Rican Community Mourns - Loss of Literary IconCentro mourns the loss of Tato Laviera, the beloved “chronicler of life in El Barrio,” one of the most notable figures in the Nuyorican poetry movement
- Famed Nuyorican Poet’s Collection In Centro ArchivesCentro is pleased to be the home of the papers of literary icon and community champion Tato Laviera
- Nuyorican Poet Tato Laviera Donates His Papers to CentroCentro,s 100 Puerto Ricans Preserving Our History campaign is all about encouraging Puerto Ricans who have made a difference to donate to the Centro Archives.”
- Centro’s 40th Anniversary Celebration A Great SuccessWith more Puerto Ricans living in the United States than in Puerto Rico, Centro’s role as the preeminent institution dedicated to understanding, preserving and sharing the Puerto Rican experience in the United States must grow substantially
- The New York City Council Calls Centro a ‘Critical Venue’In celebration of Centro’s 40th anniversary, the New York City Council honored Centro October 9 with a proclamation for “its enduring contributions to New York City and the nation.”
- Count Down to Centro’s Anniversary Receptions - Donors to Centro Archives to Be Honored GuestsTwo highlights of Centro's successful round of 40th anniversary celebrations – a free public reception and a VIP fundraiser reception – will be held Thursday, October 17 at the Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Avenue, East Harlem.
- Workshop - Décimas: Ancient Form, New StoriesPresenters: Raquel Z. Rivera, Bryan Vargas and Luis Rodríguez - Location: Centro Library and Archives Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue and 119th Street - Admission Free. RSVP: email@example.com - Date: December 7, 3:00 PM