Friday, May 17, 2024

Partners

Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos
Puerto Rican High School

Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School’s (PACHS) mission is to provide a quality educational experience needed to empower students to engage in critical thinking and social transformation. PACHS is located in Humboldt Park and takes pride in being an active learning environment in the Puerto Rican Community. We believe in community engagement and challenge our students to participate in social ecology and urban agriculture. Students at Albizu Campos learn how to become self-reliant and build e-portfolios to strengthen their attainment of career and educational goals.

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National Museum of
Puerto Rican Arts and Culture

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (NMPRAC, located in Humboldt Park), is devoted to the promotion, integration and advancement of Puerto Rican arts and culture, presenting exhibitions and programming created to enhance the visibility and importance of the rich Puerto Rican arts tradition. Founded in 2000 by members of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community and local supporters of arts and culture, the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (The National Puerto Rican Museum) serves as a one-of-a-kind institution that celebrates the best of Puerto Rico’s identity and heritage.
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The Puerto Rican Agenda
of Chicago

The Puerto Rican Agenda of Chicago is non-profit organization comprised of local Puerto Rican leaders ensuring the self-determination of Puerto Ricans in Chicago, throughout the diaspora, and in Puerto Rico through policy and advocacy. Over the past two decades, the Agenda continues to develop and execute a community-driven vision for the Humboldt Park Area, where most Puerto Ricans in Chicago live, and Paseo Boricua, a business and entertainment district on Division Street between California and Western.


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FUNDACION OLR-LIBERTÁ

The Fundación OLR -Libertá is celebrating Oscar López Rivera’s 80th birthday with the launch of a capital fundraising campaign to renovate its newly purchased headquarters. The Foundation is asking for donations from supporters, friends, and allies to kick off the $130,000 year-long campaign. Contribute and become an early supporter of the Fundación OLR-Libertá. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. The Foundation’s mission is to raise awareness of and organize community projects in marginalized, disenfranchised communities.
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Hispanic Housing
Development Corporation

Founded in 1975, as a non-for-profit organization to help create affordable housing in Chicago’s Latino neighborhoods, the Hispanic Housing Development Corporation now helps people across the Chicago area improve their lives—and achieve the American dream. Its uniquely comprehensive approach helps to create and maintain healthy communities. And it has made it one of the largest and most effective community development organizations in the nation. Yet while HHDC has grown, its mission has always remained the same: to help people make a better life for themselves, their families, and their community. That is where we begin.
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West Town Bikes

We empower youth of all abilities and circumstances to build stronger, healthier communities. Respecting their diversity in culture, identity, and opinion, we develop creativity, self-sufficiency and economic opportunity through hands-on education and business development. As a youth development organization our programs use bikes as a tool for positive transformation.





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Centro Sin Fronteras

Founded by Emma Lozano in 1987 to keep the legacy of her brother Rudy Lozano alive, Sin Fronteras is one of Chicago’s oldest existing Mexican organizations. For years, Sin Fronteras led the struggle to end school overcrowding, for adequate housing and health but soon found itself in the middle of the fight for legalization. Sin Fronteras brought thousands of petitions to Congressman Luis Gutierrez in 1997 urging him to introduce the first bill for legalization – which he did. The partnership between Sin Fronteras and Congressman Gutierrez, who has become the leader in this cause in Congress continued and grew stronger over the years.
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Bickerdike Redevelopment Corp.

Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation is committed to the redevelopment of Chicago’s north side communities for the benefit of and control by the low and moderate-income families in these areas. We are deeply dedicated to preserving the ethnic and cultural diversity of Chicago’s neighborhoods, while improving economic conditions for residents.

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Que Ondee Sola
Archives 1972-2012

The website for the official archive of Que Ondee Sola magazine at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. Spanning from 1972-2012, Que Ondee Sola is the oldest Puerto Rican/Latino student publication in the country. This online archive celebrates 40 years of publishing critical journalism, cultivating community leadership, and constructing a Latino/a agenda on campus. "A people who forget their past will never reach the greatness of their destiny." José de Diego


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Roberto Clemente
Community Academy

Roberto Clemente Community Academy (RCCA) provides an environment where our children develop into empathetic, self-directed, critical thinkers who don’t give up when faced with challenges. Roberto Clemente Community Academy provides students with a rigorous, authentic, and culturally rich high school experience. In addition to our International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme, we offer a variety of courses in Advanced Placement (AP), Career Technical Education (CTE) and Dual Credit (DC).


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HUMBOLDT PARK HEALTH

From its start in 1894, Humboldt Park Health has been deeply committed to serving the Humboldt Park community. Humboldt Park Health is a 200-bed, acute care facility. We provide healthcare treatment that’s patient-centered and focused on quality of care, ranging from everyday care to treatment for your most critical needs. The hospital is accredited by DNV and has achieved Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). Our hospital professionals pride themselves on providing excellent medical care while striving to care for our patients, their families and friends with thoughtfulness and respect.
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Paseo Podcast

We are an independent organization based in Chicago’s historic Paseo Boricua. We started this podcast because we want to produce content that highlights and archives the stories of the Puerto Rican community in the Chicago Diaspora and beyond. Our mission is to create audio and video content by, from and about the Puerto Rican community throughout the world in service to the empowerment, spreading, and archiving of stories that aren’t covered in traditional media.




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Erie Family Health Centers

Today, Erie is a regional health care resource serving more than 82,000 patients a year at 13 health centers spanning the west side of Chicago to Waukegan. These sites include four large primary care centers that offer integrated medical and dental health services, three additional large primary care centers, the region’s oldest and largest comprehensive teen and young adult health center, and five school-based health centers.






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UrbanTheater Company

UrbanTheater Company (UTC) is founded, led by, and for people of color in order to preserve the Puerto Rican and Humboldt Park community voice. We celebrate cultural experiences through interdisciplinary arts forms. Through fellowship and community, we aim to elevate a diverse and culturally specific collective of Chicago creatives. We create innovative and accessible theater through a decolonized praxis.



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Hispanic Information Telecommunications Network

HITN’s mission is to advance the educational, cultural and socio-economic aspirations of U.S Hispanics through the development and distribution of quality and authentic content, on-air, online and on the ground.







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National Boricua Human Rights Network

The National Boricua Human Rights Network (NBHRN) is an organization composed of Puerto Ricans in the US and their supporters that educates and mobilizes the Puerto Rican community, the broader Latin American community and other people of conscience regarding issues of justice, peace and human rights. Our priorities include: (1) An end to the continuing political repression and criminalization of progressive sectors of the Puerto Rican community; and 2) The decontamination, development, and return of the island of Vieques to its people.

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LUCHA

LUCHA (the Spanish word for “struggle”) advances housing as a human right by empowering communities – particularly the Latino and Spanish-speaking populations – through advocacy, affordable housing development, and community building. Founded in 1982, LUCHA has evolved into one the Midwest’s premiere housing advocates. LUCHA has effectively organized community members to fight for better housing services from both public and private sectors. It also works with community residents to access housing products and services, provide housing counseling, and coordinate technical assistance.






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QUE ONDEE SOLA STUDENT
NEIU NEWSMAGAZINE

Que Ondee Sola (QOS) was established in 1972 and remains the oldest Puerto Rican and Latinx university student publication in the United States. Our mission is to provide the Northeastern Illinois University community with a relevant and engaging publication that deals with student issues with a focus on Puerto Rican and Latinas/os, our communities and our patrias. Que Ondee Sola continues to affirm the right of Puerto Rican self-determination, freedom for all Puerto Rican political prisoners, and support for a truly participatory democracy. Responsibility for the contents of Que Ondee Sola lies solely with the student staff.






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