Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Statement On Federal Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement today on federal efforts to provide relief to affected areas throughout the Caribbean in aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Continue Reading →

Joint Press Conference With Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Other Electeds ON Hurricane Maria

Joint press conference with Harlem city council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Mayor Bill de Blasio, and many other electeds on Hurricane Maria:

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Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Commish Eposito Announce Hurricane Maria Relief

As Hurricane Maria barrels through Puerto Rico, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito announced efforts the City is making to help with the recovery. Continue Reading →

Speaker Mark-Viverito Sends Off NYC Emergency Responders To Puerto Rico (Photos)

A mini-photographic essay of the response from the East Harlem‘s City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito: Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Princess Nokia “Rescheduled” Shows For Urban Outfitters?

Vibe reports that Harlem‘s Princess Nokia, whose very identity and body politic stands against all that is heteropatriarchal and elitist, is being accused of canceling tour dates in her home country of Puerto Rico to campaign for Urban Outfitters, an opportunity that is “hard to miss and will raise her profile globally.” Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Brandy Honored At Xscape Puerto Rico Memorial Day Event 2017 (Photos)

On May 31, 2017 celebrity ambassadors turned up the heat in Puerto Rico during Xscape Puerto Rico Arts & Cultural Music Festival at the official hotel partner, Wyndam Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa. Continue Reading →

Kids, Artist Team Up Paint Mural Protesting Immigration Policies In East Harlem

The colorful mural, which is currently in the Community Education Center’s gym being assembled, depicts the flags from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and several of the countries included in President Trump’s travel ban list. 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 →

Los Realengos Salseros Debuts At La Marqueta In East Harlem

la maquita in harlemDirect from Puerto Rico in their New York debut, Los Realengos Salseros bring a fusion of Island salsa mixed with Cuban Timbas prinkled with touches of jazz, funk, pop & reggaeton.  Continue Reading →

Celebrating 49 Years Of African Influences At The Loiza Festival in El Barrio

CCCADI ORG LOIZAFESTIVALFestival Santiago Apóstol De Loiza En El Barrio, commonly known as the Loiza Festival in El Barrio, celebrates the African influence of Loiza, Puerto Rico in New York City. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Calls Out Rubio

a-Mark-Viverito_3Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is criticizing Republicans for not helping debt-crippled Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →