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Chicago Mayoral Forum Monday Night

Elections are right around the corner. Have you decided what issues are important to you? If not, come join 44th Ward Ald. Tom Tunney and me, this coming Monday, as we give our thoughts about the issues closest to our hearts — and the qualities we are looking for in the next mayor of Chicago. […]

December 5th, 2010 | Posted in Chicago | Read More »

Puerto Rican Parade Committee of Chicago

It is the vision of the Puerto Rican Parade Committee to create, through its various activities, a sense of pride, historical understanding and greater self-esteem among all citizens of Puerto Rican origin living in the city of Chicago, or the state of Illinois. We also wish to share with the general public the beauty of […]

September 5th, 2010 | Posted in Chicago | Read More »

Puerto Rican Arts Alliance

The Puerto Rican Arts Alliance is dedicated to preserving Puerto Rican culture by maintaining our traditions, promoting our arts, providing educational opportunities in arts programming, and cultivating pride in our heritage for future generations. History PRAA was founded in 1998 to increase awareness, knowledge and access to the arts by the Puerto Rican community and […]

September 5th, 2010 | Posted in Chicago | Read More »

Puerto Rican Parade and Cultural Organization of Northwest Indiana, Inc.

Puerto Rican Parade and Cultural Organization of Northwest Indiana, Inc. July 25, 2010: 29th Annual Puerto Rican Parade This Parade will now be celebrating its 29th year of existence which attracts approximately on an average of 5000 + spectators along the parade route. This Parade highlights the Puerto Rican Heritage and Culture along with Community […]

September 5th, 2010 | Posted in Chicago | Read More »

12th Annual Cuatro Festival Puertorriqueño

  Saturday November 20, 2010   The The Puerto Rican Arts Alliance is proud to announce the 12th Annual Cuatro Festival celebration.  We will be featuring cuatristas from around the Midwest, and have special guests from Puerto Rico performing as well. La Allianza de las Artes Puertorriqueñas se enorgullese de anunciar la celebración del 12mo. Festival […]

August 10th, 2010 | Posted in Chicago,Events | Read More »

YOUNG LORDS ORIGINS

The Chicago Young Lords, founders of this Latino movement, were the sons and daughters of the first Puerto Rican immigrants.  They successfully built a national grassroots movement for self-determination within the Barrios of the United States.  It all began when Mayor Richard Daley decided to create an inner city suburb in Lincoln Park and, in […]

August 10th, 2010 | Posted in Chicago | Read More »

the Puerto Rican Bar Association

the Puerto Rican Bar Association, Inc., and the Puerto Rican Bar Association Scholarship Fund, Inc. The Puerto Rican Bar Association, Inc. (PRBA) was founded in 1957 by a group of Puerto Rican and Latino attorneys who began gathering socially to offer one another both personal and professional support in an era when it was difficult […]

August 9th, 2010 | Posted in Chicago | Read More »

Chicago’s Puerto Rican Story

Chicago’s Puerto Rican Story science, paints an inspiring portrait of the Puerto Rican experience in Chicago. It probes the early years of migration, settlement, and struggles. It recollects the events and influences that shaped the political awareness and activism of the community. And it highlights the many contributions made by generations of Puerto Ricans who […]

August 9th, 2010 | Posted in Chicago | Read More »