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Comite Noviembre seeks boricuas making a difference in their communities

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Lo mejor de nuestra comunidad awards Through Lo Mejor de Nuestra Comunidad award, Comité Noviembre in New York City recognizes outstanding individuals who are the unsung heroes of our community and who are making a difference in the Puerto Rican communities of this country. Puerto Ricans whose pride in their heritage and strength of character have empowered themselves and inspired others to make significant impact on the community are recognized. The recipients of this award are chosen by Comité Noviembre from nominations submitted by the community. These individuals are honored at the kick-off celebration of Puerto Rican Heritage Month. The nomination criteria and form for Lo Mejor de Nuestra Comunidad award is now available at Comite Noviembre's website. The deadline for nominations to be received by CN is Wednesday, September 23rd. Recipients of the award will be informed by Monday, September 28th. The Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly spearheads the awards proce

Virtual Boricua Marina Ortiz chats with PRSUN Radio

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My guest tomorrow on PRSUN Radio is writer, artist and community activist Marina Ortiz. Ortiz is the woman behind Virtual Boricua, a site dedicated to boricua culture, and East Harlem Preservation, a site dedicated to East Harlem community issues. To learn more about Ortiz, check out my blog at www.blogtalkradio.com/prsunradio . The interview is at 5 p.m. tomorrow. UPDATE: To listen to my interview with Marina,