Centro Voices

Welcome to another edition of Centro Voices. In this week's issue, learn about the first-ever Sol Summit which will focus on the Latin@ community in New York City. Then read the epic conclusion to our series on the experience of Puerto Rican soldiers during the Korean War (epilogue forthcoming!). Finally, check out a scholarship opportunity for Puerto Rican HS students in the DC-Metro area and preview a new exhibit in the Bronx on Evelina Lopez Antonetty, Lillian Lopez, and Elba Cabrera. As always, be sure to visit the website for more updates. Thanks for tuning in!


Latin@s Claim Nueva York With First-Ever Sol Summit NYC

Read about the population demographics of the Puerto Rican and Latin@ community in New York City, and get a preview of the first-ever Sol Summit, which will be taking place next week, June 1st, in East Harlem.

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Just two more chapters left in the series. What are you waiting for? Catch up on "Pride and Courage", a fictionalized account of the experience of Puerto Rican soldiers during the Korean War. Epilogue forthcoming!

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NACOPRW-DC Chapter 2017 Scholarship Applications

The National Conference of Puerto Rican Women–DC Metro Chapter is accepting applications for its 2017 scholarship award of $1,000 for Puerto Rican or Latina high school students who will be attending an institution of higher learning. Application deadline: June 2nd, 2017

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06/01: Opening Reception Las Tres Hermanas: Art & Activism

This exhibit tells the story of three sisters, Evelina Lopez Antonetty, Lillian Lopez, and Elba Cabrera, who profoundly changed the cultural and political landscape in New York—especially the Bronx—through literature, literacy, dance, political rallies, art galleries and organizing.

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That’s it for this week. Stay tuned for more articles, more news, and more updates on all things related to the Puerto Rican diaspora!

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