The State of Puerto Rican Politics in New York City

The National Institute for Latino Policy is conducting a Round Table entitled, The State of Puerto Rican Politics in New York City.  This will be a conversation based on Jose Ramon Sanchez’ new book, Boricua Power: A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States.  Participants include:

  • Alicea Cordona, Author of New York Puerto Rican Women Achievers
  • Arlene Davila, Professor of Anthropology, Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU
  • David Diaz, Distinguished Lecturer in Media and Politics
  • Jose A. Garcia, Senior Research and Policy Associate
  • Mickey Melendez, Author of We Took the Streets: Fighting for Latino Rights with the Young Lords
  • Councilmember Melissa Mark Viverito
  • Joseph Wiscovitch, President of Wisovitch Associates
  • Jose Ramon Sanchez, Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Urban Studies
  • Angelo Falcon, President and Co-Founder of the National Institute for Latino Policy

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Time: 6:15pm

Location: NYU Wagner, The Puck Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room 295 Lafayette Street (off Houston Street), New York, NY 10012-9604

Directions: (Take the B,D,F, or V train to Broadway-Lafayette or the N, R, or W train to Prince Street, or the 6 train to Bleeker Street)

To RSVP contact: Winnier Lamour at (212) 334-5722 or e-mail her at

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