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About the Urban Agriculture Initiative

An effort of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center and the Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School, the Urban Agriculture Program is a comprehensive, multifaceted community-wide initiative. UAP will develop community self-sufficiency in the production of key aspects of the community’s nutritional reserve. The initiative encompasses the germination, cultivation, production,...

Help Us Purchase Solar Panels for Our Greenhouse

Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School Support our solar panels project for energy sustainability,to  teach the students about green careers, enviromental responsibility, and energy efficiency. Through a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Foundation, the Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School (PACHS) will install solar panels in the greenhouse. The grant will...

PRCC Farmer’s Market Kicks off Summer Season

  Saturday, July 5th kicked off the Puerto Rican Cultural Center's own Urban Farmers Market, at the entrance of Humboldt Park, corner of Division and California. A number of youth participating in a joint summer program between PRCC, El Rescate and Youth Service Project have been actively engaged in the...



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