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Centro is proud to announce an exciting calendar of events for the Spring semester. Our schedule of events began today with a research seminar focusing on the way Latino values influence Puerto Rican adolescents’ engagement in risky activities. It launches a diverse range of upcoming programs,...
Centro’s publication Puerto Ricans at the Dawn of the New Millennium presents the most recent findings about the demographic and socioeconomic profile of Puerto Ricans in the U.S. The authors examine the impact of the migration wave from the last decade as well as the patterns of internal migration...
Centro congratulates Dr. Carlos Santiago on his appointment as Commissioner of Higher Education of the state of Massachusetts. Dr. Santiago is a part of Centro’s 100 Puerto Ricans Preserving our History and was honored by Centro in 2013 along with other notable Puerto Ricans in Public Service. Last...
This week marks the beginning of the 2015 LASA (Latin American Studies Association) Congress, held this year in San Juan. A delegation from the Center for Puerto Rican Studies will be attending to present some of the latest work from our researchers. We are, as always, very excited about the...
The Puerto Rican community and Centro have lost a dear friend and an important voice with the passing of Louis Núñez. He had a long and very distinguished career in public service and not-for-profit organizations, focused particularly on the Puerto Rican and Latino communities. Born in East Harlem...
Research on social, economic, political and health conditions of the Puerto Rican population in the United States, describing improvements in many of these aspects, as well as persistent challenges. Upcoming presentations in April: Tuesday, April 7, 6pm-8pm Miami Dade College 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue,...
At Centro, we are deeply interested in best understanding the Puerto Rican experience in the United States. Today, that Puerto Rican experience includes a whole new world we have yet to explore: the internet. The old and new migratory wave of Puerto Ricans are now more dispersed than ever and have...
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, CUNY announced today a partnership with WIPR-TV, Channels 6 and 3, to produce joint TV shows for Puerto Ricans on the island and states about the Puerto Rican experience in the United States. The TV show will span over two seasons and will...
Centro is proud to announce an exciting calendar of events for the Spring semester. Our schedule of events began today with a research seminar focusing on the way Latino values influence Puerto Rican adolescents’ engagement in risky activities. It launches a diverse range of upcoming programs,...
Following the success of last fall’s book tour in support of Centro Publications’ Puerto Ricans at the Dawn of the New Millennium, new dates and cities are being added in the coming months. Dr. Edwin Meléndez, Centro’s director, will once again present and lead a discussion on the Millennium book...