The Uptown Collective – The Recap 8-5 to 8-10

I have spent a good part of the last week with red hot tears of anger and sadness pouring out of my eyes. Several heartless raids conducted by ICE in Mississippi quickly followed the massacres at El Paso and Dayton. Our UC Must-Read for this week is from the NY Times and it succinctly captures how many Latinos across the country are feeling right now.

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Community News – 08.14.19
Noticias comunitarias – 08.14.19

Get up close at United, with a historical tour of the United Palace Theater on Thurs., Aug 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Explore the 3,400-seat theater and its mezzanine...
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Beauty in the Battle 
Belleza en la batalla

Julissa Pérez remembers first getting the scar. After being diagnosed with thyroid cancer four years ago, Pérez had surgery to remove a cancerous tumor...
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Perreo in the Park
Perreo en el parque

Llevaron tocadiscos al alboroto. Cuando Ricardo Rosselló dejó el cargo de gobernador de Puerto Rico, los activistas celebraron con un evento...
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Advocates demand Pantaleo be fired
Se exige que Pantaleo sea despedido

Hours after Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo was suspended from the NYPD as a judge in a disciplinary trial recommended he be fired for the chokehold death of Eric Garner...
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Home Base
Se celebra conferencia de P.A.’L.A.N.T.E.

It’s a meeting of the myth-busters. Elsia Vásquez said she is out to dispel the fictions surrounding housing. “People are told if they call 311, the landlord is going to retaliate.
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City extends cap on for-hire vehicles
La ciudad amplía el límite a vehículos de alquiler

La Comisión de Taxis y Limusinas (TLC, por sus siglas en inglés) votó el miércoles para ampliar el límite a vehículos de alquiler (FHV, por sus siglas en inglés) como Uber y Lyft por otro año...
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Shop Smart
Compras inteligentes

The first day of school is just around the corner and stores are filled with back-to-school promotions. The city’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)...
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Community News – 08.07.19
Noticias comunitarias– 08.07.19

Desde el famoso Renacimiento de Harlem en la década de 1920, Harlem ha representado la creatividad y la cultura negras. ¿Eso seguirá siendo cierto a medida que el tiempo y la gentrificación cambian el barrio?
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New aid for patients from criminal justice system
Nueva ayuda para pacientes del sistema de justicia penal

A new campaign is seeking to increase health aid to a hard-to-reach population. The city’s Health Department has announced efforts to educate health care providers on how to care for patients...
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The Uptown Collective – The Recap 7-29 to 8-3

Un verano en Nueva York is about to get that much hotter. The 16th Annual New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF) returns August 12th through the 18th. NYLFF is the premiere urban Latino film event in the country.

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On Board
A bordo

Get ready to roll. Two days after a rally where elected officials and community members slammed the MTA for not providing shuttle buses while elevators at the 181st Street A train...
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