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**Job Opportunity**

* Research Associate

* Events Assistant (Part time)

Community Education
Programs Workshops

*Saturday, February 18 , 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Antonio Martorell - Printmaking Workshop
Antonio Martorell will lead a printmaking workshop where particpants are invited to create personalized stamps reflecting their own stories of labor and migration.
Location: Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Ave. at 119 Street, Room 115AB
Saturday, February 18, 4-5:30 p.m.
Labor Documentary
Screening of the HITN documentary of the artists’ individual and collective process for the Labor exhibition. Q&A follows with Susana Torruella Leval and Antonio Martorell, co-curators, and artists Melissa Calderón, Miguel Luciano, Juan Sánchez and Nitza Tufiño.
Location: Silberman School of Social Work, 2180 Third Ave. at 119 Street, Auditorium, Room 201
Space is limited. To register contact: or call 212-396-6545.

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Become Part of Our History: Join Centro’s 100 Puerto Ricans

To encourage individuals and organizations to record and document their experiences for future generations, Centro and a group of community volunteers have launched the 100 Puerto Ricans Campaign. The goal is to urge those who have made a difference in our community to donate their important documents to the Centro Archives and to fill gaps in our collections.

Contact: Alicia Rodríguez or call 212-396-7881


A Special Invitation From Miriam Colon


Dear friend:

I wish to alert you to an artistic event which fills us with a very special satisfaction:

We have joined hands with our friends at Teatro SEA (Sociedad Educativa de las Artes) to bring you a co-production of DC7 THE ROBERTO CLEMENTE STORY, starting on Tuesday, February 14 and running on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for a limited time.



Dear Centro Subscribers,

I hope that you will take 10 minutes to complete this anonymous survey. It is part of an important research project that explores how stress varies from one neighborhood to another - and we want to ensure that the Latino population is well represented.

Please click here to begin the survey.

Thank you,

Dr. Virginia Sánchez Korrol to be Honored at Siglo XXI Conference

Dr. Virginia E. Sánchez Korrol looks forward to receiving The Inter-University Program for Latino Research's (IUPLR) tribute at Siglo XXI, the IUPLR Fourth Biennial Conference, which will be held from February 22 - February 25, as, she said, "a symbol of recognition for work of my colleagues and all those scholars who devote their careers to Latino Studies."

Of the honor, Sánchez Korrol continued, "A recognition of your work by your peers is, perhaps, the highest honor one can ever receive."

"There is, of course, a feeling of excitement, the WOW factor that someone actually realizes the ways you've been attempting to change academia and society through intellectual work," she said. "But there is also, more importantly, a sense of humility because an award to me is really an award to all of us who have struggled together and worked collectively for more than three decades to bring about knowledge, progress, and change in our communities and in the broader society."


Piri Thomas Remembered

Writer Piri Thomas is best known and remembered for his best selling autobiographical narrative Down These Mean Streets, a staple on high school and college reading lists. Piri Thomas’s classic memoir offered one of the first views of the experience of being identified as African American and Latino in United States popular culture.

Thomas died October 17, 2011 in his home in El Cerrito, CA, surrounded by his wife Suzie, his children and caregivers. He was 83.

But his work lives on.


Centro Events Calendar Spring 2012

Contact: Evelyn Collazo or call 212-396-6545


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