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The Clemente leads eight NYC Cultural Organization Form Latinx/POC Arts Legacy Consortium

July 9, 2020

As seen in ArtNews in June 2020, Eight New York City–based arts organizations have formed the Latinx/POC Arts Legacy Consortium in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The consortium—comprised of the Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance, Bronx Documentary Center, Caribbean Cultural Center and African Diaspora Institute, El Museo del Barrio, Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, The Clemente…

Honoring Marta García

June 4, 2020

On June 1st, we lost Marta García, a clear and lucid voice for the Puerto Rican and Latinx mission of the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center. Born in 1945 in Guayama, Puerto Rico, Marta was a committed activist, and journalist, who always used her considerable intellectual powers, creativity and passion to imbue her work full…

Powerhouse Panel from our friends at the Museum of the City of NY

February 19, 2020

Hello everyone, Museum of the City of NY invites you to an upcoming public program, Puerto Rican Activism from New York to San Juan - and Beyond, on Tuesday, February 25 at 6:30 pm at the MCNY. This program accompanies Activist New York, the ongoing exhibition on histories of New York City activism I curate at the…

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