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Women’s History Month: Activist Carmen Delgado Votaw

Puerto Rico native Carmen Delgado Votaw is a renowned activist moved and inspired to action by Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1963 March on Washington. She is a leading voice of women’s rights and betterment of children, Latinos, and other minorities throughout the world. http://www.vfa.us Ms. Delgado-Votaw, among other achievements, is recognized as being one of the […]

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José Campeche: One of Our Best Known Rococo Artists

Born on December 23, 1751 in San Juan, Puerto Rico,  José Campeche was the son of Tomás Campeche,  a slave who bought his freedom. Tomás  was a restorer and painter of religious statues thus influencing José at a very young age.  Campeche was also influenced by the exiled Spanish court painter Luis Parets Alcázar. Among some of his most notable work […]

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Paredes Family Meets with Legislative Sponsors: Commemoration Ceremony for “Angelie’s Law”

Six months to the day of losing their little girl, Jairo Paredes and Maylin Hago attended the Commemoration Ceremony with the legislative sponsors of Angelie’s Law bearing their daughter’s name. New Jersey Senators Nick Sacco, Sandra Cunningham, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez, Assemblyman Charles Mainor as well as other local elected officials offered […]

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