The most recent manifestation of Puerto Rican journalism in Chicago, La Voz del Paseo Boricua proudly continues in the legacy of our community’s previous newspapers. Founded in 2004, La Voz del Paseo Boricua, or simply ‘La Voz’ as it is affectionately called by our readers, is a grassroots bilingual periodical published by the Juan Antonio Corretjer Puerto Rican Cultural Center. We report on stories relevant to our community on a monthly basis, disseminating news about local events, programs, resources, and developments. As an alternative source of media, we seek to acknowledge the achievements of the Puerto Rican community at large and to advocate for the preservation of the heart of our barrio in Humboldt Park – our “pedacito de patria” in Chicago.
SOBRE LA VOZ: La más reciente manifestación del periodismo puertorriqueño en Chicago, La Voz del Paseo Boricua continúa orgullosa del legado de nuestros primeros periódicos. Fundado en 2004, La Voz del Paseo Boricua, o ‘La Voz’ según se le co noce cariñosamente por nuestros lectores, es un periódico de pueblo, publicado de manera bilingüe por el Centro Cultural Puertorriqueño Juan Antonio Corretjer. Mensualmente, divulga historias relevantes de nuestra comunidad, diseminando noticias sobre acontecimientos, programas, recursos, y progresos locales. Como fuente alternativa de medios, intentamos reconocer los logros de la comunidad puertorriqueña al igual que abogar por la preservación del corazón de nuestro barrio en el parque de Humboldt – nuestro “pedacito de patria” en Chicago.
José LópezExecutive Director
José E. López was born in 1949 in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico. In 1959, his family moved to Chicago as part of the massive Puerto Rican migration to the United States. Born into a family of six brothers and sisters, José graduated from Tuley High School and received his B.A. Cum Laude in the Honors Program in History from Loyola University. He continued his studies at the University of Chicago, receiving his M.A. in history, as well as Danforth and Ford Fellowships to continue his doctoral studies. He has written extensively on the political and social reality of Puerto Ricans in the United States while serving as Executive Director of The Puerto Rican Cultural Center Juan Antonio Corretjer in Chicago, which he co-founded in 1973, and he is an adjunct instructor at Northeastern Illinois University, Columbia College and the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Carlos MunozChief Editor
Carlos Muñoz was born in 1990 in Chicago, IL. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in Audiovisual Communications. Later in 2014 he earned a Master's Degree in Educational Technology. In 2015, Carlos along with his family came back to Chicago after a long time in Puerto Rico, he became part of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center Family working as a Data and Digital Content Cooridinator. At this moment he is the person in charge of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center Social Media and Website. Carlos was actively involved in the Boricua Human Rights Network campaign to Free Oscar.