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PUERTO RICAN GAY ACTIVIST & HUMAN RIGHTS ATTORNEY OSVALDO BURGOS-PÉREZ VISITS OSCAR LOPEZ RIVERA...

Osvaldo Burgos Pérez came to Chicago to meet the Puerto Rican community, to offer his solidarity, and to visit political prisoner Oscar López Rivera. Mr. Burgos-Pérez is a gay activist/attorney whose work in Puerto Rico has involved anti-death penalty legislation, HIV prevention, and human rights...

Can we imagine?

Thirty years ago, perhaps even ten, five years ago, this kind of gathering would have been impossible. And if it had occurred, it would have likely been held in one of the traditional centers of the Puerto Rican diaspora—New York, Chicago, or Philadelphia...

Celebrando Nuestra Raza with Antonio “Tony” Irizarry’s 90 Years of Life, Courage and Gentility

Community leaders gathered to celebrate the birthday of veteran community leader, Antonio “Tony” Irizarry, a pioneer in celebrating Latino culture and history...

Vida/SIDA Participates in Northwestern University’s LGBTQ Health Conference

This year’s conference was focused on creating a dialogue between researchers and practitioners by integrating both research findings and public health applications into each oral and poster presentation and workshop...

With over 350 participants and 30 elected officials from 17 states-The Face of the...

After many months of planning and negotiation, this unprecedented event provided a unique and sorely needed space for discussion and debate on issues of great importance to the Puerto Rican nation...

Puerto Rican Education and Social Justice: Promoting Transformative and Emancipatory Forms of Knowledge

When I became the first Puerto Rican male to obtain my Ph.D. in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago, finishing more than a year and a half before anyone else in my cohort, the theoretical and practical value of my work in Humboldt Park was rendered visible...

Promoting Deep Learning for 21st Century Citizens Who Will Shape the Greater Humboldt Park...

The Humboldt Park “Community as a Campus” (CAAC) plan is a comprehensive education initiative adopted by the Community Action Council of Humboldt Park Chicago and endorsed by the Chicago Public Schools...

NMPRAC Fundraising Gala with Grammy Winner & Salsa Singer Gilberto Santa Rosa &...

The atmosphere was electrifying, full of Trio music, Bomba and Plena...

22nd Fiesta Boricua Rocks Paseo Boricua

Fiesta Boricua de Bandera a Bandera was another huge success. This year, many of its traditional aspects such as the celebration of the “Mejor de Nuestro Pueblos” represented by Cayey...

More than 300 in attendance Noche Jíbara celebrates Cayey and Honors Josefina “Fifo”...

More than 300 gathered at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture to honor the municipality of Cayey representing el “Mejor de Nuestros Pueblos” ...

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WHY CAN’T WE FIX PUERTO RICO’S POWER GRID?

DAM ROGERS 04.18.18 From WIRED.com   AND THEN THE lights went out. Again. The loss of electrical power in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands after Hurricane...

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WHY CAN’T WE FIX PUERTO RICO’S POWER GRID?

DAM ROGERS 04.18.18 From WIRED.com   AND THEN THE lights went out. Again. The loss of electrical power in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands after Hurricane...
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