On Friday, October 27, 2006, Hope Community, Inc. will host a press conference and unveiling of an historic mosaic by artist Manny Vega honoring the late Puerto Rican poet, Julia de Burgos. The 11:00 AM ceremony will take place in the heart of East Harlem’s “Cultural Corridor” – in front of a Hope building located on the northeast corner of Lexington Avenue and East 106th Street. The momentous unveiling will be followed by a community reception hosted by El Taller Boricua in the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center at 1680 Lexington Avenue. For more information, call (212) 860-8821, Ext 111.
Please join the “Remembering Julia” Mosaic Project Committee on Monday, July 31, 6:30 pm at Media Noche, 161 East 106th Street at a benefit for an historic Hope Community mosaic honoring the late Julia de Burgos to be designed and installed by artist Manny Vega on the northeast corner of Lexington Avenue and 106th Street. Suggested donation: $25.00. Please call (212) 860-8821, Ext. 111 to RSVP or to make a donation.
Thursday • May 10 • 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Carlos Rios Senior Residence
335 East 105th Street
Join Hope Community for the premiere of a 30-minute documentary, “East Harlem Focus.” The public screening will be followed by an in-depth discussion on gentrification in East Harlem featuring representatives from Lakeview Tenants Association, Community Voices Heard, Esperanza del Barrio, and other local partners. For details call (212) 860-8821, Ext. 111 or visit www.hopeci.org.