Harlem’s Rep. Adriano Espaillat Discusses Hurricane Recovery Efforts In Puerto Rico

Today, Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat joined C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to discuss the ongoing hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Support To Individuals & Families From The Hurricanes

Mayor de Blasio announced today that a service center will open next week to support displaced individuals and families from Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands following recent hurricanes. Continue Reading →

Hundreds Raise Money For Puerto Rico In Harlem

PX11 reports that the night was called Boricuas United. Hundreds gathered in East Harlem for a Puerto Rican relief fund raiser with lots of style, Salsa and substance. Continue Reading →

Harlem Doctor And Others Respond To FEMA’s Absence Deep In Puerto Rico’s Countryside

NY Daily News reports on a great story of New York-based physicians are answering desperate calls to bring aid to Puerto Rico, sending teams of medical professionals to hard-to-access parts of the hurricane-battered island that have been largely neglected by the federal government’s relief effort. Continue Reading →

Diddy Just Pledged $100,000 To Puerto Rico

Miami.com reports that when Harlem ‘s Diddy comes to town he usually brings an entourage of industry friends, but this time he’s also bringing bags of cash. Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Slams Federal Response To Puerto Rico Crisis

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito pulled no punches Monday in blasting Washington’s response to the crisis in Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat Pushes For $20B Hurricane Relief

NY Daily News reports that the U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat said he’ll push for Congress to sign off this week on $20 billion in emergency aid for Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Butch Lee’s Basketball Is Never Final

Alfred “Butch” Lee, Jr. (born December 5, 1956) is a Puerto Rican retired professional basketball player. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s CCCADI Cultural Immersion Trip To Puerto Rico

Join the CCCADI‘s upcoming intersectional cultural immersion trip with the Community Arts University Without Walls (CAUWW) to Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Brandy To Be Honored At LGBT Arts & Cultural Music Festival 2017

Celebrity ambassadors will turn the heat up in Puerto Rico, as they grace the island again, for Xscape Puerto Rico Arts & Cultural Music Festival at the official hotel partner, Wyndam Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa, from May 26th – May 29th, 2017. Continue Reading →

First-ever LGBT Puerto Rican Diaspora Summit in NYC

viveritoFor many LGBT Puerto Ricans in the diaspora, carving a space to safely coalesce around their gender and sexuality as Puerto Ricans has proven to be challenging.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melo Man And More At Puerto Rican Day Parade

CarmeloAnthonyNBA All Star and philanthropist and Harlem resident Carmelo Anthony will join Latin Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Ednita Nazario, Grand Marshal of the upcoming 59th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade. Continue Reading →