Cultura

How Puerto Rican Cultural Center helped put island's cultura on Central Texas map

Austin's Puerto Rican Cultural Center turns 25 this year. What started as a dream and three dancers has transformed into a hub, bringing the area's Puerto Rican community and beyond together through diverse cultural arts programming. From navigating the pandemic to temporary closures, the center hopes to keep moving pa'lante.

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Austin's Puerto Rican Cultural Center turns 25 in 2022. It's the only cultural center in Texas and the Southwest affiliated with the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture because of its authentic and high-quality cultural programming. Photo contributed by Puerto Rican Cultural Center
Austin's Puerto Rican Cultural Center turns 25 in 2022. It's the only cultural center in Texas and the Southwest affiliated with the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture because of its authentic and high-quality cultural programming. Photo contributed by Puerto Rican Cultural Center
Community News

How to Help: Uvalde shooting victims, survivors, families still need support

In the aftermath of the mass school shooting in Uvalde, the community, which is about 82% Latino, still needs support. Here are some top ways to help. We will be updating this resource list as needed.

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It's been such a challenging time in our comunidad, and we're in awe of all the resilience we've seen through these times. So, we'd like to cheer on those who have been inspiring us lately. Did you or someone you know receive an honor we should know about? Let us know by emailing us at news@austinvida.com for publication consideration.

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