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September 2019

Meet Angélica Y. Rodríguez

September 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
Free 35 spots left

Join us for a book reading and signing by the children’s author, Angélica Yazmin Rodríguez of her new book, My Best Friend, Dylan. A story about coping with psoriasis and about friendship, kindness, and acceptance helps. Raised in Puerto Rico, Mrs. Rodriguez is a writer, producer, and radio personality.  Now in living in Philadelphia, she is known for her 2014 book, Bubba The Purple Cat. Her pet cat and dog inspired the book. She is currently writing the third book…

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October 2019

Rethinking the Struggle for Puerto Rican Rights

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
Free 95 spots left

Rethinking the Struggle for Puerto Rican Rights offers a reexamination of the history of Puerto Ricans’ political and social activism in the United States in the twentieth century. Authors Lorrin Thomas and Aldo A. Lauria Santiago survey the ways in which Puerto Ricans worked within the United States to create communities for themselves and their compatriots in times and places where dark-skinned or ‘foreign’ Americans were often unwelcome. The authors argue that the energetic Puerto Rican rights movement which rose…

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