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Mayor Lori Lightfoot and CPS CEO Convene Press Conference at City Hall: Clemente Community Academy’s Alternative S.O.R. Vision Highlighted

Roberto Clemente Community Academy Principal Fernando Mojica is flanked by Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson, left, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot at they discuss reforms to school police programs during a news conference at City Hall. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune, Aug 20, 2020)

Virtual Fiesta Boricua 2020

HITN PARTNERS WITH THE PUERTO RICANCULTURAL CENTER TO CELEBRATE “FIESTA BORICUA” https://youtu.be/uiN0biYhFvg HITN will present a special program “De Bandera a Bandera” featuring one of the largest Latino festivals that take place in the Midwest. The program will include a posthumous recognition of Ramón Lopez, a principal contributor to the concept...

Muévete: 15 years promoting the health of our community

Muévete brings free and attainable physical activity classes to Humboldt Park, West Town, Logan Square, and Avondale. For the past 15 years, it has collaborated with The Puerto Rican Cultural Center (PRCC), the Chicago Park District (CPD), and more than 15 physical activity volunteer instructors to make this happen.  Muévete’s...

PRCC’s Business Initiatives Department Brings Back The “Weperos”and Supports Small Businesses and entrepreneurs!

During this year of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Puerto Rican Cultural Center’s (PRCC) Business Initiatives program has played a critical role in the preservation of Paseo Boricua’s economic vitality and joyful spirit. These programs and initiatives work closely with the Division Street Business Development Association (DSBDA), and are the...



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