I am a Boricua writer, playwright, performer, and educator  born and raised in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx. 


Drs. Jason Méndez and Juan Carrillo cofounded Block Chronicles (BC), a national web-series and online magazine profiling educators, artists, researchers, and community organizations in the fields of: Latinx Studies; Urban Education; Health Equity; and Arts & Culture.


“To survive the Borderlands you must live sin fronteras be a crossroads.”

- Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa

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Cofounded by Dr. Méndez, PHASE 2, and Seku Grey, Sons of the Boogie is an arts collective creating and curating content inspired by the Bronx. Our work includes producing  installations, exhibitions, music, ArtFashion, and educational programming.

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