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15th Annual Friends of the PRCC Pancake Waffle Breakfast (2009)

The Batey Urbano was the site of this year's 15th Annual Pancake Waffle Breakfast fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center. From 9:30-12:30, over 200 people ate a delicious vegetarian breakfast and listened to videos of the Puerto Rican political prisoners, Carlos Alberto Torres and...

Paseo_Boricua/ Claiming a Puerto Rican Space in Chicago

by Nilda Flores González "Paseo Boricua," a mile-long segment of Division Street in Chicago′s Humboldt Park community, came as a response to the encroaching gentrification and displacement of Puerto Ricans in the communities of West Town and Humboldt Park. This essay examines the creation of an economic, political, and cultural...

Welcome to the PRCC’s Commemorative Website to Celebrate José E. López’s 70th Website

Access website here: Welcome to our latest work in progress, one that is broad in scope and aspires to mirrors the depths of our work. Thank you to all the individuals who selflessly contributed photographs, documents, videos, slideshows, and audio files. To those who, across the years and decades, were at some...



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