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READINGS: "The Importance of Politically Engaged Artistic and Curatorial Practices in the Aftermath of Hurricane María" and "Si no pudiera hacer arte, me iba: The Aesthetics of Disaster as Catharsis in Puerto Rican Art" from Aftershocks of Disaster (pg. 161-189). Register to become a member of the Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group & join this meeting.

Raíces Caribbean Culture & History Discussion Group





Thanks to all of our neighbors and friends from Highland Park who came out and voted in the 2018 Park Partners Grant Competition. Raíces won in the Culture & Diversity category and will be expanding the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series.

Raíces Cultural Center Awarded 2018 Park Partners Grant


On March 10, 2017, Raíces EcoCulture participated in the Native Nations Rise March on Washington. We do not have many words to share about this march, we were there as allies with and for those whose land was stolen. It was a sad and somber gathering, the pain of centuries […]

Native Nations Rise March on Washington, March 10, 2017


by Francisco G. Gómez Recently I was asked why Raíces’ mission had strayed so far away from the Arts. As all things evolve through the processes of experience, connections and new understanding, I pondered the question for a moment before answering. For the last five years the Center has come […]

Food, Music and Culture = EcoCulture



In just one week, we are leaving for a cultural and eco-cultural exchange on the island of Puerto Rico. Raíces Co-directors will be attending and documenting the 5th Bomba Research Conference and exploring ecological sites and eco-farms like Plenitud PR to set up future exchange trips for members of our […]

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