New York League of Puerto Rican Women

NEW YORK LEAGUE OF PUERTO RICAN WOMEN, INC. We are currently accepting applications for our 2024 Scholarships. These financial awards are granted annually to Puerto Rican/ Hispanic women selected for their academic excellence and service to the community. To be eligible, applicants must complete the application and comply with all 7 of the requirements listed below: 1. Must be currently matriculated as a college student in an accredited institution of higher education, having earned a minimum of 12 accumulated credits and a GPA of 3.0 with no failing grades and…

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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Nydia Velázquez, a prominent and seasoned politician, has dedicated her life to public service, advocating for the rights and well-being of her constituents. Born on March 28, 1953, in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, Velázquez has become a trailblazer in American politics, making history as the first Puerto Rican woman elected to the United States Congress and the first Hispanic woman to chair a full congressional committee. Nydia Velázquez currently represents New York’s 7th Congressional District, a diverse and dynamic area encompassing parts of Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. The district is characterized…

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The Nuyorican Poets Cafe

The Nuyorican Poets Café presents Ishmael Reed’s newest play, The Shine Challenge, 2024. A virtual reading directed by Carla Blank. About the play: Like members of most ethnic groups, the purpose of our schooling was to have us fit into the Anglo mainstream. At home and on the playground, in the absence of books, other story-telling traditions were available, handed down through the generations as part of an oral tradition. However, there was a story-telling tradition that we kept from our parents because of the bad words. They were called “toasts”…

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Comite Noviembre

Twenty-seventh Annual Benefit Dinner Celebrating 37 Years of Puerto Rican Culture & History Buscando Nuestras Raíces 2023 Puerto Rican Heritage Nuestro Orgullo Awards Honorees Isabel Abislaimán, Esq., Attorney at Law Law Office of Isabel Abislaimán, San Juan, PR Dr. Mildred Garcia, Chancellor, California State University Ivan Enrique Rodriguez, Composer, Conductor & Comité Noviembre Ernesto Malave Scholar Belkis Moya, Pastor, Casa Amor, Fe y Esperanza The Alma y Corazón Award Wallace Edgecombe, Arts Activist & Retired Director Hostos Center for the Performing ArtsFriday, November 17, 2023 The Water Club 500 East…

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New York Tours: Best Places to Visit in New York

New York Tour

When you are looking into planning your next vacation New York is definitely a destination that you should be considering. There are many wonderful sites to see while visiting New York and the following will give you a few suggestions for places to visit during your vacation. One of the best ways to see New York is to take a New York Tours. Sites to See If you would like to get a world-class view of New York then you must visit the top of the Empire State Building. A…

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New York Through the Eyes of Locals

New York City Local

New York is a place where many people would like to live because it can impress anyone with its beauty and sophistication. There are so many reasons to love New York as the ones who want to settle down here would be surprised about the numerous wonders the city can offer each year. Its energy and inspiration capture you as soon as you decide to visit the city or live here. People who live in New York for many years and become natives don’t even mind that they are living…

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Explore New York City

Statue of Liberty

One of the most fascinating cities in the United States to explore is New York City. The city is famous for having some of the most unique attractions in the country and there are new experiences available around every corner. Because there are so many places to explore, many visitors choose to use a travel app or a city travel guide to figure out where to go and what to see. Here are a few things you won’t want to miss when you explore New York City. Statue Of Liberty…

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The Cost of a New York City Billboard

new york city billboards

If you have been to New York City, you have probably seen the big, bold, and beautiful billboards that light up the sky. Seeing the beautiful neon signs in Time Square at night is such a sight to behold, but it can be quite a costly sight as well. Read on to learn about the cost of a New York City Billboard and to learn about the types of billboards that are available in The Big Apple. Types of Billboards in NYC There are several different kinds of New York…

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Spend A Sunny Puerto Rican Weekend in New York

New York City (and, in particular, the Bronx) has the highest populations of Puerto Ricans in the world: more than 10% of the population. So if you’re looking for a feeling of home, and don’t want to break the bank, then spending a weekend here is a good place to start. As well as holding a special parade to celebrate those of Puerto Rican heritage, New York and neighboring New Jersey also make the most of the local Puerto Rican culture, being home to numerous great restaurants and tourist sights.…

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