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Check out PRSUN Project: National Puerto Rican Day Parade '15

For the last few years, Puerto Rico Sun has assembled a group of photographers to cover the National Puerto Rican Day Parade through their lens. We don't have any other agenda but showcasing select images of the parade as seen by the photographers on our PRSUN team. Here is the link to our online photo gallery of this year's parade and related activities: https://www.flickr.com/groups/prsunprproject15 More images to be added soon. This year's PRSUN team: Ismael Nunez, Miriam Quin and yours truly. Enjoy.

PRSUN Project: Puerto Rican Day Parade '14

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(Participants at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade show off their pride. Photos by Clarisel Gonzalez) Actress Rosie Perez, parade queen, joins the fun, proudly waving the Puerto Rican flag. (Photo by Ismael Nunez) To view more photos taken at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, the Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade and related events by Gonzalez and Nunez. Visit our online gallery. https://www.flickr.com/groups/nprparade14/

'I Am...We Are Muevete'

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By Ismael Nuñez After several years on hiatus, Muevete is back. Earlier this month, the Muevete youth conference was held in the South Bronx. Activists, student organizations, and community based organizations bonded at the BronxWorks Cornerstone Betances Community Center on St. Ann’s Avenue for the 13th annual Muevete conference. Muevete is the Spanish word for “move yourself,” and the young and older people in the conference were definitely doing moving. They were moving in the memory of one of their own who died too soon. They were moving to help make the quality of lives of today's young people better. The previous Muevete conferences were hosted at bigger named venues such as Columbia University, Hunter College, and City College. But they stopped. Lissette Nieves said she believed it was important to reactivate the youth conference. She spoke about her old Muevete friend Daniel Mejia who died earlier this year at the age of 32 from complications of pancreatitis. She me