Season 2, Episode 9: José López on Humboldt Park, Puerto Rican Culture & Identity in Chicago

NOTE: This episode was recorded on January 9th, 2020.

Our guest for this special episode during Hispanic Heritage Month is José López – a prominent community leader and Executive Director of The Puerto Rican Cultural Center in Chicago, which he co-founded in 1973. He has written extensively on the political and social reality of Puerto Ricans in the United States while serving as an adjunct instructor at Northeastern Illinois University, Columbia College and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Your host for this episode is Maggie Nava – a longtime community advocate from our Center for Health Equity Transformation – who currently serves as Site Director for the Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative at Northwestern University.

Featured Guest:
– José López, more info and bio available here:
www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazin…-Humboldt-Park/

CONTACT US:
– skinnytreespodcast@gmail.com
– twitter.com/skinnytrees312

Outro music:
– “Coco” performed Live at WFMU on Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg, 10/26/2015 by Radio Jarocho and Zenen Zeferino Huervo is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.

Guest Book Recommendations:
https://www.amazon.com/Wretched-Earth-Frantz-Fanon/dp/0802141323

CONTACT US:
– skinnytreespodcast@gmail.com
– twitter.com/skinnytrees312

Outro music:
– “Coco” performed Live at WFMU on Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg, 10/26/2015 by Radio Jarocho and Zenen Zeferino Huervo is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.


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