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2019 AWARDS CEREMONY PHOTO GALLERY

MEET OUR 5 GRANT AWARDEES AND OUR FIRST LA BORINQUEÑA HEROÍNA DE LAS ARTES

This August 24, 2019 we honored five local grassroots organizations in Puerto RIco: Asociación Mayagüezana de Personas con Impedimentos - AMPI, El Departamento De La Comida, Corredor Afro, Centro MAM- Mujeres Ayudando Madres Inc., and CORALations. This year we also honored ILE as our first 'Heroína de las Artes' and she donated her grant to Coordinadora Paz para la Mujer, Inc.. We closed our ceremony with a live performance by Majestad Negra! We want to thank Mayor Carmen Yulín Crúz of Municipio Autónomo de San Juan and United for their support of our 2nd Annual La Borinqueña Awards Ceremony at the Biblioteca Carnegie in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz delivers an inspiring keynote speech
Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz delivers an inspiring keynote speech.
Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez presents the 2019 La Borinqueña Grant Awards.
Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez presents the 2019 La Borinqueña Grant Awards.
2019 Grant awarded to CORALations
2019 Grant awarded to CORALations
Bea Ramirez cosplays as La Borinqueña
Bea Ramirez cosplays as La Borinqueña
Performance by Majestad Negra
Performance by Majestad Negra
Ileana Cabra Joglar receives the 2019 La Borinqueña Heroína de las Artes Award
Ileana Cabra Joglar receives the 2019 La Borinqueña Heroína de las Artes Award.
2019 La Borinqueña Awardees
2019 La Borinqueña Awardees
2019 Grant awarded to Departamento de la Comida de Puerto Rico
2019 Grant awarded to Departamento de la Comida de Puerto Rico
Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, La Borinqueña, Grants Committee and family
Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, La Borinqueña, Grants Committee and family
Performance by Majestad Negra
Performance by Majestad Negra
Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, La Borinqueña, Grants Committee and family
Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, La Borinqueña, Grants Committee and family
Kyung Jeon-Miranda presents the 2019 La Borinqueña Grant
Kyung Jeon-Miranda presents the 2019 La Borinqueña Grant
2019 Grant awarded to Mujeres Ayudando Madres (MAM)
2019 Grant awarded to Mujeres Ayudando Madres (MAM)
2019 Grant awarded to Creative Justice Initiative
2019 Grant awarded to Creative Justice Initiative
2019 Grant awarded to Asociación Mayagüezana de Personas con Impedimentos