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There are many reasons why Puerto Rico, after more than 122 years, continues to be a colony of the United States. The island’s media system is one of the factors that most contributes to maintaining this relationship of dependence and subjugation. The book The News Media in Puerto Rico: Journalism...
Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 3:00 PM EST/2:00 CST This webinar examines the unequal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Puerto Ricans, and Hispanics in general. For the first time, researchers will present data on Puerto Ricans on health and social impacts from stateside communities and in the island...
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 PM Virtual Event RSVP: centropr.nationbuilder.com/SidebySide Side by Side: US Empire, Puerto Rico, and the Roots of American Youth Literature and Culture In Side by Side: US Empire, Puerto Rico, and the Roots of American Youth Literature and Culture , author...
Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Virtual Event Patria examines the activities and ideals of Puerto Rican revolutionaries exiles in New York City at the end of the nineteenth century. The study is centered in the writings, news reports, and announcements by and about Puerto Ricans in the...
eJournal Presentation The Puerto Rican Experience in the U.S. Military: A Century of Unheralded Service And Celebration of National Borinqueneers’ Day The impact and meaning of the Puerto Ricans’ service in the armed forces of the United States go beyond mere numbers. Their service has served to...
Thursday, March 25th, 2021 6 PM Virtual Event Full Panel Q and A Tami Gold, Pam Sporn and Ricardo Gabriel María Elizabeth Pérez y González and Dr. Virginia Sanchez Korrol Q and A María Elizabeth Pérez y González and Dr. Virginia Sanchez Korrol and Ricardo Gabriel Co-Sponsors Making the Impossible...
Thursday, March 18, 2021 3:00 – 5:00 pm EST via Zoom Congressional Redistricting in New York State (Full Webinar) This webinar will introduce participants to the process and challenges New Yorkers, particularly Hispanics, will face in the upcoming redistricting of congressional districts that takes...
Date: Wednesday, March 17 Time: 10 AM EST Virtual Event Introduction by Cristina M. Miranda Palacios Puerto Rico’s Vulnerable Communities by Jennifer Hinojosa Planes de Preparación by Marisol Rodríguez-Rivera Q and A Patrocinado por el Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños de CUNY, la Liga de Ciudades...
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 PM Virtual Event About the Book The topic of this book may seem unusual to some since there may be those who believe that Puerto Rican women may not have entered the jazz milieu during its early history. Nevertheless, an aim of the book is to dispel this and...
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6 PM Virtual Event Full Presentation This event is co-sponsored by the Society of the Educational Arts, Inc.(SEA) / Teatro SEA. This new animated short is inspired by Pura Belpré’s first picture book, Pérez and Martina: A Portorican Tale , which tells the story of beautiful...