Friday, April 27, 2007

Community Calendar

The National Institute for Latino Policy
invites you to a roundtable

The State of Puerto Rican
Politics in New York City

A Conversation based on
José Ramón Sánchez' new book, Boricua Power:
A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States

Tuesday, May 15, 2007
The Puck Building
2nd Floor Conference Room
295 Lafayette Street (and Houston Street), New York, NY 10012-9604
(B,D,F,V to Broadway-Lafayette, N,R,W to Prince Street, 6 to Bleecker Street)

Roundtable Participants
Alicia Cardona
Author, Rambling on Random Thoughts and New York Puerto Rican Women Achievers

Arlene Davila
Professor, Anthropology, Social and Cultural Analysis (American Studies),
New York University: author, Barrio Dreams: Puerto Ricans, Latinos and the
Neoliberal City; Latinos, Inc.: The Marketing and Making of a People; and Sponsored
Identities: Cultural Politics in Puerto Rico

David Diaz
Distinguished Lecturer in Media & Politics, City College (CUNY); formerly
senior correspondent and anchor on WCBS and WNBC-TV

José A. García
Senior Research and Policy Associate, Demos: A Network for Ideas
and Action; and author, East Coast Latino Voting Rights Act Reauthorization Manual

Mickey Melendez
Author, We Took the Streets: Fighting for Latino Rights with the Young Lords

Councilmember Melissa Mark Viverito
Democrat representing District 8

Joseph Wiscovitch
President, Wiscovitch Associates

José Ramón Sánchez
Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Urban Studies,
Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus

Angelo Falcón
President and Co-Founder, National Institute for Latino Policy; and
author, Atlas of Stateside Puerto Ricans, and co-editor, Boricuas in Gotham:
Puerto Ricans in the Making of Modern New York City

Co-sponsored by the
Women of Color Policy Network at NYUWagner

RSVP with 212-334-5722 or wlamour@nlcatp. org

Boricua Power: A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States,
by José Ramón Sánchez (New York: New York University Press, 2007)

www.nyupress .org/books/ Boricua_Power- products_ id-4973.html
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