NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ITS 2016 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM (APPLY TODAY!) IMPORTANT UPDATE: SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR 2016 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 15th Applications for the 2016 National Puerto Rican Day Parade Scholarship Program are now available, and the submission deadline is now February 15, 2016.  In […]


LUCKY FILM: Spanning more than five years on the streets of New York City, this intimate story of survival follows Lucky Torres, a homeless mother masked in tattoos who longs to rise from a life of darkness.

Milagros Day Worldwide Annual Mother’s Day Walk 2013

  Milagros Day Worldwide Annual Mother’s Day Walk 2013   WHO: Close to a thousand are expected to rally in front of City Hall Park and walk across New York’s iconic Brooklyn Bridge to remember those who have lost their lives and celebrate those who have overcome domestic violence in the second annual Milagros Day Worldwide Mother’s […]

EVENT | MEET THE AUTHOR | Breaking Ground

  Center for Puerto Rican Studies Hunter College Presents Meet the Author Breaking Ground: Anthology of Puerto Rican Women Writers in New York 1980-2012/  Abriendo caminos: antología de escritoras puertorriqueñas en Nueva York 1980-2012 Presenter  Myrna Nieves Commentator Edna Acosta-Belén Guest Poets Stephanie Agosto, Maritza Arrastía, Sheila Candelario, Sandra María Esteves, Mariposa María T Fernández, Nancy […]

Donate to Red Cross | Sandy Relief

RECOVERY FROM HURRICANE SANDY Text REDCROSS to 90999  to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, which helps people still affected by Hurricane Sandy.

LRDB | Book of the Month | July 2012

  Maria Aponte   Yoruba chants, intimate portraits, slices of street life, the crossing of waters, and the power of a clothesline are only some of what you will savor in Maria Aponte’s evocative new book.             Transitions of a Nuyorican Cinderella a collection of her poems, prose and performance pieces-as […]