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Centro is happy to announce that we are participating in #GivingTuesday! Giving Tuesday resembles a movement of global generosity that empowers people and organizations to transform communities and ultimately, the world. We have been beyond grateful to host in-person and virtual events throughout...
Redistricting Threats to New York’s Hispanic Congressional Representation Proposed redistricting maps threaten Hispanic congressional representation by eliminating a congressional district currently represented by a Hispanic member of the House of Representatives and diluting Latino voting power...
The Summer 2021 issue of CENTRO Journal is now available. Visit the Centro bookstore to order your copy today.
New York, NY, August 23, 2021 Yarimar Bonilla, the Acting Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College (CENTRO), announced today the appointment of Angel Antonio Ruiz-Laboy as Associate Director of Arts and Culture. Ruiz-Laboy will be the first person to hold the newly created...
Changes in population will have direct consequences for legislative reapportionment and redistricting and Hispanic representation across the country. Analyses for Connecticut and Florida show how Hispanic population growth has driven overall population growth in Florida and has compensated for the...
Centro’s, “Cucarachita Martina’s Musical Adventure,” to play at the 2021 Tribeca Festival The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College’s animated short will be screened, Sunday, June 13, 2021 NEW YORK, May 18, 2021 — The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College is proud to...
The Fall 2020 issue of CENTRO Journal is now available. Special Issue: Post-Disaster Recovery in Puerto Rico and Local Participation Guest Editor: Edwin Meléndez Visit the Centro bookstore to order your copy today.
On September 28, 2020, the Black transfeminist collective, La Colectiva Feminista, summoned and organized the “¡Vivas nos queremos! — pa’ la tumba el patriarcado” march to end in front of La Fortaleza, the governor’s mansion, in Old San Juan, repeating their call to the Puerto Rican government to...
We are in the midst of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, and September tends to be the month with the most frequent and most destructive hurricanes. This week there have been five tropical cyclonic disturbances in the Atlantic, with hurricane Sally battering the Gulf of Mexico coast. The...
The Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Undergraduate Learning (CRiiAS) at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras has invited Centro researcher, Dr. Carlos Vargas-Ramos, to present and participate in its upcoming Conversaciones necesarias: Racismo, comunidad y activismo en Puerto Rico to...