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A Rosa in Harlem
Una Rosa en Harlem

El cambio ha llegado al centro. El Centro Cultural Caribeño Instituto de la Diáspora Africana (CCCADI, por sus siglas en inglés) ha anunciado una...
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UC Recap –  February 5 – February 10

Say it ain’t so. We knew this was coming, but the City University of New York’s Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI) just released a report entitled...

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The Disappearing Dominicans
Dominicanos en desaparición

El cambio está aquí. Así lo dice un nuevo estudio del Instituto de Estudios Dominicanos de la City University de Nueva York...
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K for All Application Period Opens
Aplique Hoy

Las familias ya pueden solicitar el ingreso al programa gratuito y de día completo, 3-K para Todos (3-K for All)....
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“Be willing to lose”
“Estén dispuestos a perder”

Cuando Junot Díaz compartió por primera vez con alguien cercano a él la noticia de que quería ser escritor, no fue exactamente alentadores...
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Grandpa’s Pizza Reopens
Reabre Grandpa’s Pizza

Shuttered for six weeks after a fire damaged the store, Grandpa’s Brick Oven Pizza is back in business. The popular Inwood eatery reopened on...
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A Future of Fortitude
Un futuro de fortaleza

A más de 1,200 millas de Puerto Rico, justo en el corazón de East Harlem, el drama humano del devastador impacto de los huracanes María e Irma en...
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Where vital meets viable
Donde lo vital se encuentra con lo viable

Si bien el torrente de suministros de alivio enviado a Puerto Rico a raíz de los huracanes Irma y María ha traído ayuda crítica a la isla, también trajo...
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Community News – 01.24.18
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.24.18

The Apollo will host Blackberry Productions’ March On! on Thurs., Feb 15th at 11:30 a.m. The production follows the journey of four attendees from...
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Building Global Learners
Construyendo estudiantes globales

When it comes to our children’s education, the sooner we start the better. An extra year of education can change the course of a young life...
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TPS status ended for Salvadorans
Se termina TPS para los salvadoreños

La administración Trump ha finalizado el Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS, por sus siglas en inglés) para El Salvador, lo que significa...
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Community News – 12.13.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.13.17

This year marks the 41st anniversary of the Three Kings Day Parade in El Barrio. Join members of the community in Fri., Jan. 5th at...
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“Colonialism on steroids”
“Colonialismo con esteroides”

Cartel. That is how activists, union leaders and New Yorkers of Puerto Rican heritage characterized the Financial Oversight Board during a rally...
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A Resource Reserve
Una reserva de recursos

In efforts to help local youths prep for higher learning, CUNY in the Heights (CITH), together with State Senator Marisol Alcántara, hosted...
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Community News – 12.06.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 12.06.17

Jazz up your holiday season at Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum on Sun., Dec. 10th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Chris Whittaker, pianist, composer...
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DREAMers convene
Los DREAMers se reúnen

Aun soñaran. Estudiantes universitarios indocumentados, a menudo llamados DREAMers, con sede en la City University de Nueva York...
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Connected to Care
Conectados con el cuidado

Pedro Cosme sintió la carga. Después de que la suegra del residente de Harlem fuera diagnosticada con la enfermedad del Alzheimer, que...
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Heritage for the Holidays
Herencia en la historia

"Historia", es como Mercedes Molina describió la escena a su alrededor. La mujer de 67 años habló con evidente cariño por "La Marqueta"...
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UC Recap –  November 20 – November 25

Luis Ferré-Sadurni of the NY Times penned a simply heartbreaking account of the massive fire that tore through an apartment building...

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Community News – 11.22.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.22.17

The Apollo Theater, in collaboration with Ballet Hispánico, presents a trio of works that draw upon the versatility of the nation’s premier...
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Wage Win
Victoria salarial

Es (finalmente) momento de poner atención en la brecha. La ciudad de Nueva York se ha convertido en el primer distrito de la nación en...
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Mission for Mexico
Misión por México

La Tierra Azteca no está sola. Entre los muchos esfuerzos de socorro llevados a cabo localmente, la artista mexicana Andrea Arroyo ha creado...
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Serving up support
Sirviendo de apoyo

809 is answering the call. The popular Inwood restaurant 809 Bar & Grill – thusly named for the area code used throughout the Dominican Republic...
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Rapid Response Services
Servicios de respuesta rápida

Be prepared. In efforts to address the concerns of immigrant communities in light of recent immigration policy changes, the New York City Council...
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Help for Puerto Rico
Ayuda para Puerto Rico

With Puerto Rico suffering the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria, New York City has launched a host of efforts to assist the ailing island.
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Defense on DACA
Defensa de DACA

La ayuda está disponible. Se ha formado una coalición de agencias de servicios de inmigrantes para montar un plan de acción de defensa legal para...
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Poll Power
Unidad de las urnas

Show the pull at the polls. Elected officials from Northern Manhattan joined together to call on the immigrant community to exercise...
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We Will Fight
Lucharemos

I have a message for President Trump: Don't mess with your fellow New Yorkers. As a city, we do not take kindly to anything that affronts our...
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UC Recap –  September 4 – September 9

A week after pardoning convicted racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio, you-know-who rescinded the Dream Act. In one fell swoop, Trump dashed the hopes and aspirations...

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Don’t pull plug on Televisión Dominicana, Public Advocate urges 
No desenchufen la Televisión Dominicana, pide la defensora pública

Una importante red de cable en español podría ser retirada de miles de suscriptores de la ciudad de Nueva York, y la defensora pública Letitia James...
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Community News – 08.09.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 08.09.17

Entra en el swing de las cosas en el Festival de Jazz de este año en el Museo Mansión Morris-Jumel el sábado 19 de agosto de 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Relájese...
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Loíza Live
Loíza en vivo

Saints and salsa. Thousands gathered to celebrate Afro-Latino culture in the city during the latest edition of the “Fiestas Tradicionales en Honor a Santiago Apóstol," ...
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Community News – 08.02.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 08.02.17

Aspiring musicians, singers, dancers, comedians, rappers and spoken word artists try their best to please the audience at the...
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Community News – 07.26.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 07.26.17

Join dancers of the community for a West African dance class on Mon., July 31st from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Learn about the traditional dances...
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UC Recap – July 17 – July 22

Lovers of Dominican cinema are about to get their fix on. The 6th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York is bigger than ever...

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“All are welcome”
“Todos son bienvenidos”

I am very proud to be Puerto Rican, and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade leadership and friends inspire in me even more pride in my...
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The Parade Polemic
Dilema del Desfile

Some are opting out; others are doubling down. As sponsors and participants continue to pull out of this year’s Puerto Rican Day...
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“We’re beautiful”
“Somos hermosos”

Nabil Viñas is a born and bred New Yorker, straight out of Washington Heights. The Viñas family emigrated from the city of Moca in the...
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Muscle and Might
Músculo y Poder

One size does not fit all. Community-based factors such as lack of access to healthy food are causing a high number of Hispanics to suffer...
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Squaring off on sanctuary
Ciudades santuario en guardia

There’ll be no subsidizing sanctuary. Thus, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions took direct aim at “sanctuary cities” this past Mon., Mar. 27th...
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Crystal Clear
Clara como el cristal

This Puertorriqueña is packing. The latest comic book superhero is fighting foes and taking names – in English and Spanish. She’s...
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“This is what democracy looks like”
“Así es como luce la democracia”

A day after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, hundreds of thousands of women descended upon...
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El embeleco EGOT

Los éxitos le siguen llegando a Lin-Manuel Miranda. Con su nominación al Oscar el martes por la mejor canción original de "How Far I Will Go", de la película de animación Moana...
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Express Purpose
Propósito expreso

The evening before Trump took office, artists unveiled a complex response to his election. Conceived and curated by Washington Heights artist...
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Affinity en la Avenida

Será el Día de Duarte. Todos son bienvenidos a la celebración comunitaria este jueves 26 de enero en el Centro de Servicio Comunitario Affinity Health Plan...
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Community News – 01.25.17
Noticias Comunitarias – 01.25.17

The Inwood Library is hosting Community Visioning Workshops between Wed., Jan. 25th through Tues., Jan 31. The workshops are intended to discuss the possibility of developing the library site into...
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Ringing in the Resistance
Anunciando la resistencia

Fue un juramento de oposición. Mientras Donald Trump se preparaba para prestar juramento en Washington, D.C., el viernes 20 de enero, el recién electo congresista Adriano Espaillat...
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UC Recap – January 16th – January 21st

Well ladies and gentlemen, the moment we have feared is upon us. Barack Obama has been replaced by you-know-who...

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Call on the Cards
Call on the Cards

No deal on the "dismembering." State Assemblymembers Ron Castorina and Nicole Malliotakis, who are suing to block the city from purging...
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Priming the pipeline
Abriendo acceso

It's the "best" program the department's ever had. Denise Williams, principal at Pelham Gardens Middle School, thinks that highly of the...
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