Successful COMMUNITY SUMMIT “Taking charge of our future”

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On Saturday, December 3, 2012 The Puerto Rican Agenda, in partnership with the Voorhees Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago held a...

Puerto Rico, Latin America & Calle 13

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  “You can not buy the wind / You can not buy the sun… You can not buy my joys / You can not...

The Power of Indignation

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“I have only the power of my indignation, the power of my convictions.” Danielle Mitterrand The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement...

Community Action Councils present their vision of local schools

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Imagine this: A community that is viewed as an expansive campus, home to elementary schools that specialize in all sorts of things from Montessori...

A Decaying Boricua Diaspora

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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...

Puerto Rican Diaspora Politics

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“When they want to set boundaries they do so strategically. Fortuño just signed a bill providing funds to the Puerto Rican film industry to...

Freedom Now! The Truth of the Case of Oscar López Rivera

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The spreading of exaggerations, distortions and outright falsehoods is a commonplace tactic of those in power. In the past several weeks, the international freedom...

Fíjate – There Is No Democracy in Puerto Rico: The Farce of the...

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On April 29, the United States House of Representatives approved the Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2009 or Bill 2499, leading the push for...

A Day In Support of Affordable Housing The ¡Humboldt Park NO SE VENDE! campaign...

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On April 24 the ¡Humboldt Park NO SE VENDE! Campaign, alongside the Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation (BRC) organizing department, mobilized nearly 70 community residents and...

La lucha de los de abajo

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Bárbara J. Figueroa Rosa / Primera Hora Vienen desde abajo, desde las esquinas marginadas del país. Vienen desde esos rincones que los de arriba, sean...