Batey Urbano Film Series

By Christian Roldan, Batey Urbano Along with tutoring and recreational activities, Batey Urbano is presenting a series of films, starting today. These films take place...

BACCA Mentor and HS Activist Earns Spot in Chicago Metro HS Regional History...

By Diana Castillo, National Boricua Human Rights Network Congratulations to BACCA youth mentor Mia Espinosa, a high school junior student at George Westinghouse College Prep, who's earned...

Batey After School Program Flourishes

By Cristian Roldán, BACCA The Puerto Rican Cultural Center is delighted to present the Batey Urbano after school program for high school aged students in...

Humboldt Park Underage Drinking Prevention Coalition

By Maria Borrero, Barrio Arts, Culture and Communication Academy The Underage Drinking Prevention Coalition met last Wednesday March 18th to prepare two thrilling upcoming events:  *...

BACCA offers Math, English and Yoga!

After School Program on the Move! By Christian Roldan, Barrio Arts, Culture and Communication Academy Batey Urbano is delighted to present the After School Program for...

After School Program on the Move!

BACCA offers Math, English and Yoga! By Christian Roldan, Barrio Arts, Culture and Communication Academy Batey Urbano is delighted to present the After School Program for...

BACCA Program Visits UIC campus for Zona Abierta Event

On Wednesday November 19th, BACCA coordinator Maria Borrero and youth leaders Michelle Guzmán and Mia Espinosa participated in the Latino Cultural Center's Zona Abierta...

BACCA Program: An Expression of Arts, Culture and the Battle Against Underdage Drinking in...

  In our last report we featured 2 youth leader's reflection on their leadership work with BACCA, this week we have a new addition from...

The Battle Against Underage Drinking in Chicago’s Puerto Rican Community

The Barrio Arts Culture Communications Academy is excited to participate in this year's Puerto Rican People' Parade. The new BACCA directive consists of...

Luis Gutierrez promotes critical dialogue on important issues at 20th Pa’lante Conference at UIC

From Extra Newspaper On April 7, the Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS) marked the start of a week of events for the 20th Pa'lante...