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Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans Diaspora Summit II
May 12, 2017 - May 13, 2017 Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC RSVP : Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans Diaspora Summit II Learn about the current economic situation in Puerto Rico and its impact on stateside Puerto Ricans like you. Connect with fellow boricuas to share...
Asi Somos
May 04, 2017 6pm - 8pm Centro Library and SB 115 & 120, Silberman School of Social Work Asi Somos I Who We Are Chicago-based author Ada Nivia Lopez and photographer Mark Joseph will present Asi Somos / Who We Are, a unique collection of artful, vibrant images capturing the diversity and...
April 26, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor, West Building, Hunter College Radical Imagination, Radical Humanity: Puerto Rican Political Activism in New York Radical Imagination, Radical Humanity provides firsthand accounts of militant Puerto Rican activists in 1970s New York City...
Goal: To provide the most recent policy updates from key players in critical policy arenas. Moderator: Federico A. de Jesús, Principal, FDJ Solutions (Washington, DC) a) Gretchen Sierra-Zorita, Media Diversity, National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (Washington, DC) b) Eric LeCompte, Executive...
Friday, May 12 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Coffee and Registration MC - Carlos Vargas-Ramos 9:00 – 9:20 a.m. Welcoming Remarks President Jennifer Raab 9:20 – 10:00 a.m. Remarks Director Edwin Melendez 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Plenary Panel A: Oversight Board & Fiscal Crisis Moderator: Federico A. de Jesús,...
April 05, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm Roosevelt House, Hunter College National events introducing a special issue of CENTRO Journal examining the Jones Act of 1917 and the granting to U.S. Citizenship to Puerto Ricans . Events include speakers on the issues surrounding the Jones Act. April 5, 2017 Roosevelt...
March 29, 2017 at 6pm - 8pm ​Centro Boardroom E1442, East Building, Hunter College Before the Wave: Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia, 1910–1945 This book recounts the genesis of the Puerto Rican community in Philadelphia during the interwar years (1917-1945) and connects the origins of this community...
March 08, 2017 6pm - 8pm Glass Cafe, 3rd Floor, West Building, Hunter College Puerto Rico: What Everyone Needs to Know This new book provides a succinct, authoritative introduction to the Island's rich history, culture, politics, and economy. The book begins with a historical overview of Puerto...
February 23, 2017 at 6pm - 9pm Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work The Bodega: A Cornerstone of Puerto Rican Barrios (The Justo A Martí Collection) Professor Carlos Sanabria selected thirty-five images for a photo essay book about Puerto Rican bodegas as captured by...
Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6–8 PM Room SB 115 Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street) Conversation with director Diego Echeverria about his documentary films, including the revival of the film Los Sures, based on the South Williamsburg community in Brooklyn. We will...
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans Diaspora Summit II
Saturday, May 13, 2017 Engagement How Community Institutions Are Responding to the Challenge? What Do Strategies Support? Where Do We Go from Here? 9:30 AM Walking Tour: El Barrio Elena Martinez 10:00 – 12:00 Noon Action Fair A diaspora networking and community-building event. Bring your...
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans Diaspora Summit II
Friday May 12, 2017 Understanding What Do We Know? What Are Key Policies? What Can Community Strategies Do? 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Coffee and Registration MC - Carlos Vargas-Ramos 9:00 – 9:20 a.m. Welcoming Remarks President Jennifer Raab 9:20 – 10:00 a.m. Remarks Director Edwin Melendez 10:00 – 11:00 a...
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans is a series of search conferences that provide a safe space for the discussion of policy issues and the articulation of community responses to Puerto Rico's economic crisis from the perspective of stateside Puerto Ricans and other stakeholders. Conference programs are...
Nationalist Heroines: Puerto Rican Women History Forgot 1930s -1950s
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 6pm-8pm Glass Cafe 3rd Floor, West Building Hunter College, 68th and Lexington, NYC, Meet the Author: Olga Jimenez de Wagenheim Nationalist Heroines: Puerto Rican Women History Forgot 1930s -1950s Commentators: Katherine T. McCaffrey and Jason Cortes In Nationalist...