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Mujeres de El Barrio seeks local Puerto Rican women to honor

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Nuestra comunidad Join Women of El Barrio/Mujeres de El Barrio at our 8th Annual Women's History Month Celebration as we honor Puerto Rican women that are positive role models in the East Harlem community. Women of El Barrio (WOEB) promotes the leadership of Puerto Rican women regardless of age, sexual orientation, religious preferences, political affiliations or socio-economic status. Through our annual Women’s History Month celebration we have the opportunity to recognize women who have contributed to enhancing the quality of life in El Barrio/East Harlem according to the criteria stated below: -Must be a woman of Puerto Rican descent -Must be a resident of El Barrio/East Harlem -Must be active in cultural, social, political efforts that enhance the quality of life in El Barrio, demonstrating leadership, mentorship and/or creativity that is NOT related to employment. -If nominating a young woman (16-24 yrs old), the candidate should be aspiring, mature, active, creat

Celebrate Puerto Rican Heritage Month in NYC

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Community calendar COMITÉ NOVIEMBRE mes de la herencia puertorriqueña SAVE THE DATES THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2009 CN’S 23RD ANNUAL KICK-OFF CELEBRATION EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO , NEW YORK CITY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2009 CN’S 14TH ANNUAL GALA CELEBRATING 23 YEARS OF PUERTO RICAN HERITAGE MONTH THE NY HILTON, NEW YORK CITY SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2009 COMITÉ NOVIEMBRE AND HOSTOS PRESENT JESÚS OMAR RIVERA EL BORICUAZO Puertorriqueñidad…Defendiendo nuestra imagen HOSTOS CENTER FOR THE ARTS & CULTURE THEATRE, BRONX, NY SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2009 CN’S FOURTH ANNUAL ARTISANS FAIR & EXHIBIT CN’S FIRST ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR EUGENIO MARÍA DE HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, BRONX, NEW YORK SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2009 CN’S 15TH ANNUAL DAY OF COMMUNITY SERVICE & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IPRHE’S UPACA SENIOR CENTER, NEW YORK CITY COMITÉ NOVIEMBRE C/O IPRHE, 105 EAST 22ND STREET – 6TH FLOOR NEW YORK, NY 10010 FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL: (212) 677-4181 OR (914) 263

PRSUN Radio chats with Urban Jibaro George Torres

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My upcoming guest on PRSUN Radio is Urban Jibaro George Torres of Sofrito for your Soul. The show airs at 9 p.m. Wednesday at http://blogtalkradio.com/prsunradio . George Torres is a social media consultant, cultural activist, radio personality and founder of cultural online magazine SofritoForYourSoul.com . Read a brief bio at my blog at http://blogtalkradio.com/prsunradio . UPDATE: To listen to the interview, go to my archived show at www.blogtalkradio.com/prsunradio

PRSUN Radio chats with writer Alexandra Roman Hernandez

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My upcoming guest on PRSUN Radio is Puerto Rico-based novelist Alexandra Roman Hernandez who is currently promoting her new book "The Valley of Inspiration." My interview with Alexandra is 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at www.blogtalkradio.com/prsunradio . Here's the press release about the book: THE VALLEY OF INSPIRATION (in Spanish) is a fantasy-adventure novel for young adults written by Alexandra Román de Hernández. In this novel, A.R. de Hernandez, leads the reader to explore the mythological Egyptian world through the eyes of Nailah, a young forger of words, which after the death of her father, a famous author and inspiration, enters a depression that inhibited her writing. The recent discovery of a tomb in the Valley of the Queens, gives hope to Nailah, for the hieroglyphics narrates the journey of a young prince poet, who became one of the most acclaimed poets of his era. Accompanied by her best friend and an Egyptologist, she travels to Egypt to find the Valley