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Thursday, April 19, 2018 6-8 pm Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor,West Building, Hunter College, 68th Street & Lexington Ave., NYC Population, Migration, and Socioeconomic Outcomes among Island and Mainland Puerto Ricans--La Crisis Boricua by Marie T. Mora; Alberto Dávila and Havidán Rodríguez -...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 6-8 pm Centro Library and Archives Silberman Building, Rm 120 2180 Third Ave. at 119th St., NYC PUBLIC PROGRAM Elba Cabrera, the surviving sister talks about her siblings, Evelina López Antonetty and Lillian López, and their pioneering contributions to the community...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 6pm - 8pm Hunter Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor, West Building, Hunter College New York City Llana Barber explores the transformation of Lawrence, Massachusetts, into New England’s first Latino-majority city. Like many industrial cities, Lawrence entered a downward...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6pm - 8pm Centro Library Room 120, Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street) New York City Puerto Rican Labor History 1898-1934- Revolutionary Ideals and Reformist Politics by Carlos Sanabria (just released December 2017) presents a history of...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 6pm - 8pm North Cafe, West Building, 3rd Floor Hunter College, 68th Street & Lexington Avenue Licia Fiol-Matta analyzes the lives and works of Ruth Fernandez, Myrta Silva, Ernestina Reyes (La Calandria) and Lucecita. New York and the diaspora play a huge role in the...
Friday, November 10, 2017 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC In light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria to Puerto Rico and the ongoing rebuilding efforts, Centro’s Creative Network of the Puerto Rican Diaspora in partnership with Prime...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 6pm - 8pm Faculty Lounge 8th Floor, West Building Hunter College, 68th Street and Lexington Avenue Race, Front and Center: Perspectives on Race among Puerto Ricans A panel presentation by contributing writers featured in the forthcoming Centro Publications edited volume...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 through March 30, 2018 Monday - Friday, 10am - 5pm Centro Library Room 120 Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC Centro hosts the final stop of this exhibition which illustrates the live and contributions of three sisters: Evelina Lopez...
October 28, Saturday 2017 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Silberman School of Social Work 2180 Third Avenue (119th Street), NYC The Puerto Rican diaspora has engaged in a solidarity movement that is unprecedented in our history, and Centro is playing a unique convening, informational, and documentarian role in...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6pm - 8pm North Cafe, Hunter College, West Building Lobby, 3rd Floor, 68th Street & Lexington Avenue Sponsored Migration Sponsored Migration places Puerto Rico's migration policy in its historic context, examining the central role the Puerto Rican government played...
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...
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...