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B.A.C.C.A Youth Reflection: New Soul in this Strange World

You walk in. You see students towering above you by about a foot—some that look old enough to be your teacher. There are no...

Entonce Magazine: Keeping the Story Going in the Barrio

A few years ago, a young Puerto Rican entrepreneur began the popular urban magazine, Entonce. If you are already familiar with the magazine, you...

2,000 Rally for “Community Investment Works”

On May 28, hundreds of energetic Humboldt Park residents from the Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Pedro Albizu Campos High School, Roberto Clemente High School,...

Humboldt Park Youth Participate in Anti-violence Initiative

Young people representing the Humboldt Park community’s 10 public schools participated in a “town hall” meeting and a peace march and rally against violence. The...

Deep Loss at Heart of Artistic Expression: Humboldt Park Mural is Memorial to Mother...

Alicia Coria and two of her sons, Ivan Castro, 8, and Diego Castro, 10, never had a chance. As they crossed North Avenue at...

Puerto Rican People’s Parade celebrates its 30th anniversary

At two o’clock, on Saturday, June 14, Humboldt Park’s Puerto Rican community will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the People’s Parade along “La Division.” Before...

Fijate: What does “Yo Soy Boricua” Mean?

Some might say that if you look-up the word “pride” in the dictionary what you will find is a picture of an exuberant Puerto...

Ambiente del Paseo Launches “Más Color, Más Poder” Campaign

On Saturday, May 24, Ambiente del Paseo held a BBQ fundraiser to launch its new campaign, “Más Color, Más Poder.” Ambiente is a newly formed collective recently launched by the Puerto Rican Cultural Center as one of Humboldt Park’s first LGBTQ organizations. The “Más Color, Más Poder” campaign seeks to raise awareness about and combat homophobia and transphobia in the Humboldt Park community.

Paseo Boricua Pageant 2008 -A Historic Celebration in El Barrio

The Juan Antonio Corretjer Puerto Rican Cultural Center and Vida/SIDA hosted its second annual Paseo Boricua pageant. The Pageant, which was dedicated to Bartolo...

Student Curators Create Monumental Exhibit on Puerto Rican History at New Library

Students from the Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School have been working as curators. They are helping to plan and organize the...

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