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Where to Donate to Help Puerto Rico with Disaster Relief and Recovery after the Earthquakes On the early morning of January 7, 2020, the southwestern part of Puerto Rico was struck by an earthquake measured at a magnitude of 6.4. One person was killed, several others were injured, and thousands...
MEDIA ADVISORY ESTOY CON PUERTO RICO RELIEF EFFORT REINSTATED TO RAISE FUNDS FOR FAMILIES AFFCTED BY THE RECENT EARTHQUAKES Donations to go directly to non-profit organizations in Puerto Rico ( Para versión en español ) WHO: Teresa A. Santiago , Chairwoman, Comité Noviembre … Puerto Rican Heritage...
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Due Jan. 30, 2020 Apply for the Mellon Fellowship Program Here The Inter-University Program for Latino Research is now accepting applications for the IUPLR/UIC Mellon Fellowship Program (academic year 2020-21). The program supports doctoral students in the humanities who are...
SPECIAL ISSUE OF CENTRO Journal Navigating Insecurity: Crisis, Power, and Protest in Puerto Rican Communities Guest Editors: Aldo Lauria Santiago (Rutgers University) Ana Ramos-Zayas (Yale University) Charles R. Venator-Santiago (University of Connecticut) Hurricane Maria and the enduring economic...
This book project will focus on the creation of Puerto Rican Studies and its founding leaders; its birthing of academic journals, the Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños (Centro)/Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, and the Puerto Rican Studies Association; its often misunderstood...
For Immediate Release: September 27th, 2018 Contact: Carlos Vargas-Ramos 212-772-5707 cvargasr@hunter.cuny.edu Upwards of 175,000 People Have Fled Puerto Rico In The Year Since Hurricane Maria [New York, NY] The residents of Puerto Rico have continued to abandon the U.S. territory in large numbers...
For immediate release : September 17th, 2018 Contact : Carlos Vargas-Ramos cvargasr@hunter.cuny.edu , (212) 772-5707 [New York, NY] The Puerto Rican population growth three times (2.5%) as fast as that of the U.S. population as a whole (0.8%), according to data just release by the Center for Puerto...
For Immediate Release : April 27th, 2018 Contact : Rosa Cruz Cordero, Rc1941@hunter.cuny.edu [New York, NY] More than seven months removed from the cataclysm that was Hurricanes Irma and Maria , and with hurricane season once again approaching, the Puerto Rican diaspora will come together for a...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Exhibit Opening on the Collections of Four Puerto Rican Pioneers: Herman Badillo, Miriam Colón, Victor Fragoso and Tato Laviera CONTACT : Deborah Raskin, draskin@rubenstein.com , 212-843-8028 What : (New York, NY - April 19, 2018) On April 26, Hunter College and the Center for...
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College (Centro) estimates that 24,406 Puerto Rican K-12 students have already enrolled For Immediate Release: March 8, 2018 Contact: Deborah Raskin (212) 843-8028 draskin@rubenstein.com In light of the six month anniversary of the devastation caused by...