Antonia Pantoja: A Founder

Dr. Antonia Pantoja, a Puerto Rican educator and activist, had a profound impact on the Puerto Rican Diaspora through the founding of multiple institutions, including ASPIRA, The Puerto Rican Forum, Boricua College, and more. The Antonia Pantoja: A Founder downloadable and interactive exhibition, created by CENTRO, is a free tool for teachers, students, and community members that consists of archival documents and other primary resources from the CENTRO archives. This exhibition provides context on Pantoja’s personal life, work, and legacy of empowering young people in our community through education.

On view through August 30, 2024
Mondays-Fridays 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

At CENTRO Library & Archives Reading Room
The Silberman School of Social Work
2180 3rd Avenue at 119th Street
New York, NY 10035


B&W Photo of Antonia Pantoja

Exhibition Catalog

Download the catalog for Antonia Pantoja: A Founder, exploring the breadth and journey of her life.

Exhibition Wall Panels

Download the Wall Panels for the Antonia Pantoja: A Founder exhibit

Antonia Pantoja AR Experience

Try out the Antonia Pantoja AR Experience created by Hunter College students. HITN Fellow and Hunter College Student Kevin Lee has created two augmented reality projects to complement the Antonia Pantoja exhibition. Using artificial intelligence, Kevin recreated Dr. Pantoja’s voice...


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