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Successful COMMUNITY SUMMIT “Taking charge of our future”

On Saturday, December 3, 2012 The Puerto Rican Agenda, in partnership with the Voorhees Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago held a community summit to present a research study entitled "60 Years of Migration: Puerto Ricans in Chicagoland". The Summit, which took place at Roberto Clemente High...

A Decaying Boricua Diaspora

Feature Photo by Geno Rodriguez We are from “allá afuera.” As such, we inhabit a nebulous and intangible world in the imagination of those who have not trekked beyond their Caribbean waters (and in even those who have). It is as if, in the insular colonial imagery, we dwell upon...

Puerto Rican Diaspora Politics

“When they want to set boundaries they do so strategically. Fortuño just signed a bill providing funds to the Puerto Rican film industry to attract more Hollywood films. They are investing millions and, who do they bring to sign this law? Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony. They lay claim...

PRFAA Director Visits Paseo Boricua

Days before Fiesta Boricua, Attorney Flavio Cumpiano, Executive Director of the Puerto Rican Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA), in company of Maddi Elga Amill, Midwest PRFAA Regio nal Director in Chicago, met with local Puerto Rican elected officials, leaders and activists of Illinois. Cumpiano had the opportunity to visit Paseo...

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