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Let's Talk About Puerto Rico LGBTQIA+ Community and History
May
25
12:00 PM12:00

Let's Talk About Puerto Rico LGBTQIA+ Community and History

Puerto Ricans in Action, the ONE Archives Foundation, and Latino Equality Alliance proudly present this event, which features live music, food, and a variety of speakers that will talk about Puerto Rican LGBTQIA+ community and history! Let's Talk About Puerto Rico began in September 2018 as a traveling lecture series that covers Puerto Rican art, music, history and current affairs and an opportunity to build community with Puerto Ricans in the greater Los Angeles area. Enjoy live music from @damnzum, food from @triplethreattrk, complimentary Puerto Rican desserts and coffee from @sweedithbakes, and a host of community resources! To learn more about our distinguished speakers, please visit the link in our bio!
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Let’s Talk About Puerto Rico: LGBTQIA+ Community & History is organized by Puerto Ricans in Action, the ONE Archives Foundation, and Latino Equality Alliance.

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Puerto Rican Film Night
Apr
12
7:30 PM19:30

Puerto Rican Film Night

On Friday, April 12, 2019, Puerto Ricans in Action will be hosting the Second Annual "Puerto Rican Film Night" in hopes of showcasing the creative works of Boricua filmmakers and as part of our efforts to ensure the vibrant future of the Puerto Ricans in Los Angeles. 

The evening will include a two-hour screening block of short films, networking, and a 30min Q&A with the filmmakers. 

Location: Echo Park Film Center
1200 N Alvarado St, LA, CA 90026
Doors: 7:30 pm
Screening 8:00 pm, Q&A to follow
***Parking is hard to find next to the venue. We recommend taking Uber or Lyft.

To submit a film: please contact us at puertoricansinaction.LA@gmail.com

If you would like to support this wonderful event, ticket entry is $15.00 and proceeds support future film screenings and festivals.

Tickets are limited, so get them early! We hope to see you all there!

TAKING SUBMISSIONS NOW!

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Let's Talk About Puerto Rico
Jan
12
2:00 PM14:00

Let's Talk About Puerto Rico

In January we will be at the Peace Center in Culver City, from 2 - 4pm, talking about Puerto Rican history, food, music, dance, and comedy. We will also have children craft activities. Talks by, Old San Juan Catering covering what Taino foods are still used in Puerto Rican dishes. Jorge L. Rivera on Freddy Prinze Sr’s life and career, and Cristina Florez on Puerto Rican dance.

See you then!

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Let's Talk About Puerto Rico
Dec
1
2:00 PM14:00

Let's Talk About Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans in Action is teaming up with Long Beach Birthworkers of Color Collective to host our next "Let's Talk About Puerto Rico." Our focus will be on the maternal health crisis and birth disparities pre & post-Hurricane María, with a guest speaker from Centro MAM, Mujeres Ayudando Madres. The event is both a lecture and fundraiser for Centro MAM. We will also be accepting donated supplies and post a list of needed items soon. We hope to see you there!

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Puerto Rican Film Night
Nov
9
7:30 PM19:30

Puerto Rican Film Night

On November 9, 2018, Puerto Ricans in Action will host our First Annual "Puerto Rican Film Night" in hopes of showcasing the creative work of Boricua filmmakers and as part of our continuous work to ensure the vibrant future of the Puerto Rican people in Los Angeles. The evening will include screenings of short films, networking, and a Q&A with the filmmakers.

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