Hundreds Come Together to Honor Puerto Rican Women During International Working Women’s Day Celebration in East Harlem

On Saturday, March 5, 2016 the Committee to Honor Puerto Rican Women on International Working Women’s Day held their annual event Celebrating the Puerto Rican Woman: Today, Tomorrow and Always at the P.S. 109 Art Gallery in East Harlem. Click here to watch video highlights. The Committee acknowledged Sandra Hernández posthumously for her work with women, the poor, youth and seniors of the Mott Haven … Continue reading Hundreds Come Together to Honor Puerto Rican Women During International Working Women’s Day Celebration in East Harlem

Photos Highlights from Our 2016 Celebration

On Saturday, March 5, 2016 the Committee to Honor Puerto Rican Women on International Working Women’s Day held their annual event Celebrating the Puerto Rican Woman: Today, Tomorrow and Always at the P.S. 109 Art Gallery in East Harlem. Click here to see photos! The Committee acknowledged Sandra Hernández posthumously for her work with women, the poor, youth and seniors of the Mott Haven community … Continue reading Photos Highlights from Our 2016 Celebration

Meet Our 2016 Honorees

Sandra Hernández (1952-2007) Born and raised in the South Bronx, Sandra Hernández was once a homeless mother suffering from substance abuse problems. Her strong willpower eventually helped her escape from that troubled life and to move from self-help to helping others. Sandra Hernández was the founder and director of the Freedom Community Center (Freedom), which was created to improve the quality of life for residents … Continue reading Meet Our 2016 Honorees

Join us on March 5th, 2016 to honor three dynamic Boricua women

Join the Committee to Honor Puerto Rican Women on INTERNATIONAL WORKING WOMEN’S DAY Celebrating Puerto Rican Women: Today, Tomorrow and Always! Paying Tribute to: Esperanza Martell, Amanda Matos and the late Sandra Hernandez with the Adelfa Vera Award! SATURDAY, MARCH 5th 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm P.S. 109 Art Gallery 215 East 99th Street With live performances by Circa 95, Taína Asili, and Bomba Yo! and featuring artisans & vendors! Bring … Continue reading Join us on March 5th, 2016 to honor three dynamic Boricua women

Join us as we honor Esperanza Martell, Amanda Matos & the late Sandra Hernandez

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: February 15, 2016 CONTACT: Lillian Jimenez, 646-335-3375 New York, NY.  – The Committee to Honor Puerto Rican Women on International Working Women’s Day, once again will host their annual event Celebrating the Puerto Rican Woman: Today, Tomorrow and Always, at P.S. 109 Gallery, 215 East 99th Street, March 5th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. “Every year, we discover that … Continue reading Join us as we honor Esperanza Martell, Amanda Matos & the late Sandra Hernandez

Join us on March 7th, 2015 to honor three Boricua legends

Join the Committee to Honor Puerto Rican Women on INTERNATIONAL WORKING WOMEN’S DAY Celebrating Puerto Rican Women: Today, Tomorrow and Always! Paying Tribute to: Genoveva Clemente (posthumously), Marina Ortiz & Gabriela Alvarez with the Adelfa Vera Award! SATURDAY, MARCH 7th 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm CASABE SENIOR HOUSES 150 East 121st Street First Floor Community Room With live performances and featuring artisans & vendors! Bring a … Continue reading Join us on March 7th, 2015 to honor three Boricua legends