…::Ésta Vida Boricua::…

During the past year and a half I’ve been involved in a project at my university which I am really passionate about. As you all know, I was originally majoring in Business yet I ended up following the track I really liked which was English. During the change to the English Department I noticed the lack of extracurricular activities or projects from which I could benefit so I actively researched different alternatives I could follow. Curiously enough, a coincidence was what introduced me to this project which I mentioned. A friend of mine decided to create a student organization for writers that allowed me to start working on this project; a project that at the time did not have a name but did have a clear objective which was to share a collection of life narratives written by hundreds. These life narratives allowed everyone to take a peek into the lives of these writers and, at the same time, the Puerto Rican community.  A year and a half later Ésta Vida Boricua is born and I could not be any prouder. Through this post I want to invite everyone to visit this website which has been an amazing experience for me to be a part of. One of my writings is also featured on the website so I hope you all can read it. I want to thank Professor Sonja Mongar for giving me the opportunity to work in such a great project and hopefully I’ll keep working with it in the future as well.

Website: http://www.estavidaboricua.com

Facebook: http://facebook.com/estavidaboricua

Twitter: http://twitter.com/estavidaboricua

My piece at the project: http://estavidaboricua.com/?p=1911

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2 Responses to “…::Ésta Vida Boricua::…”

  1. Sounds both interesting and fun to read.

    • It definitely is. This project has allowed me to gain an understanding of different points of view in Puerto Rican culture; this through the eyes of young writers who are ESL writers and speakers. Hope you visit the website! 🙂

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