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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Cultura

Welcome to Austin Vida - Estás en tu casa

Austin Vida empowers our community by amplifying our stories, events and cultura. Latinos make up about 33% of Austin’s population. We are a big part of this community’s rich history, present and future. Our historias should not be ignored.

By Austin Vida Staff 

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Saludos! We're Austin Vida, a digital news and culture site that amplifies, informs, and celebrates the Latinidad of our local community with culturally-competent news that centers the voices of nuestra gente.

 

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