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Spring 2014
Events Calendar

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    Bronx Library Center Exhibiting
    Carlos Ortiz’s Bronx Photos

    Carlos Ortiz: Tracking the South Bronx
    March 2-April 30
    Bronx Library Center
    310 E Kingsbridge Road, Bronx

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  • Paperback Available for Purchase at the Centro Store

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  • Buy the eBook version
    The Stories I Read to the Children Click Here

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    Soy Gilberto Gerena Valentín
    EPUB edition
    Kindle edition

    The Gilberto Gerena Valentín Memoir Now Available in English

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    Pura Belpré, Performer

    Pura Belpré: Walking Outside the Book
    Panelists: Manuel Morán and Marilisa Jiménez-García
    Performance Artist: Flor Bromley
    Thursday, March 27, 6-8 pm
    Hunter College, 68th Street and Lexington Avenue
    Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor

    Co-sponsored with Society of the Educational Arts (SEA)

    Pura Belpré: Walking Outside the Book kicks off Centro’s spring events season with a panel discussion on Belpré’s role as not just as an author but as a performing storyteller.

    With the aim of sharing Belpré in a manner in which she herself employed, an amalgam of stories, art, culture and community. This event definitely will not be all talk. It will include a performance by actress Flor Bromley as Belpré and puppeteering with artist Manuel Morán.

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  • FILM

    Puerto Rican Filmmakers Film and
    Video Screenings

    Burundanga! Spotlights Puerto Rican Filmmakers
    Poli Marichal and Ricardo Méndez Matta

    Tuesday, April 1; Wednesday, April 2
    Hunter College
    Silberman School of Social Work
    2180 Third Ave. E.119th St. Room 217

    Meet filmmakers Poli Marichal and Ricardo Méndez Matta, who are known for their independent feature film Ladrones y Mentirosos, at Burundanga!, a two-day series in East Harlem showcasing their video and film projects. This acclaimed film was selected to be Puerto Rico's entry to the Academy Awards for 2007and was well received at festivals in the United States and abroad.

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  • Four Puerto Rican Bilingual Pioneers
    Honored by Education Group

    Four Puerto Rican pioneers in the field of bilingual education in New York were honored and remembered by their peers at this year’s annual conference of the New York State Association for Bilingual Education (NYSABE). The trailblazers, all of whom passed away in the last two years are: Dr. Aurea E. Rodríguez, Anthony S. Amato, Luis A. Cartagena and Prof. José Vázquez-Faria

    Luis O. Reyes, Centro’s director of education, noted that these four deceased educators represent the leadership role that Puerto Ricans have played in the history of bilingual education in the state and in the nation. Reyes emphasized that their contributions spanned New York’s public schools and college classrooms and included bilingual curriculum development as far as Puerto Rico and Chicago in the case of Aurea Rodríguez and school district administration as far away as Hartford, Conn., New Orleans, La. and Stockton, Calif. in the case of Tony Amato.

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  • Centro's New Educational Tool
    Highlights Puerto Rican Heritage

    Centro’s new Puerto Rican Heritage Poster Series is a collection of five large posters that provide a brief historical chronology of Puerto Ricans in the United States and three posters that are historical and demographic maps that pictorially reflect Puerto Rican migration. As part of Centro’s Traveling Exhibits program, the posters are available to educational and not-for-profit organizations. The posters are also available for sale to the general public.

    This rich heritage series is designed to provide an attractive visual educational tool for teachers and others to use in classrooms or other public spaces, and to introduce students to and interest them in this significant piece of Puerto Rican and American history.

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