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Welcome to Borinquen in

San Diego

Welcome to Borinquen in

San Diego

Preserving Heritage, Embracing Unity: House of Puerto Rico San Diego, Where Traditions Thrive and Communities Unite.

Preserving Heritage, Embracing Unity: House of Puerto Rico San Diego, Where Traditions Thrive and Communities Unite.

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ABOUT US

ABOUT US

Mission Statement

At the House of Puerto Rico San Diego (HPRSD), our mission is to serve as a vibrant cultural hub and welcoming home for individuals of Puerto Rican descent, whether visiting or choosing to become members. Rooted in the heart of San Diego, we are dedicated to preserving, celebrating, and promoting the rich heritage, traditions, and achievements of the Puerto Rican community, fostering a sense of belonging, pride, and unity while sharing the spirit of Puerto Rico with our beloved city.

Vision Statement

Our vision at HPRSD is to create a warm and inclusive space where individuals of Puerto Rican descent feel a deep sense of 'welcome home' upon entering our doors. Rooted in the vibrant tapestry of San Diego's diverse communities, we aspire to be the heart of Puerto Rican culture, inspiring connections, celebrating diversity, and nurturing a legacy of greatness for generations to come, all while sharing the beauty and vibrancy of Puerto Rico(Boriqua) with our beloved city.

Value Statement

At the House of Puerto Rico San Diego (HPRSD), we celebrate our heritage and inclusivity, connecting with our community through impactful initiatives and fostering educational empowerment. We prioritize professionalism, resilience, and unity, balancing high standards with our team's well-being. Embracing adaptability and the lessons from challenges, we strive for excellence within a supportive and understanding environment, dedicated to cultural preservation, inclusivity, and making a positive community impact.

news and announcements

Dia de San Juan

Día de San Juan Celebration Lawn Program

Balboa Park International Cottages


Join us in sharing the Puerto Rican Culture and Traditions!


Date: Saturday, JUNE 15, 2024

Time: 11am to 4pm

Location: House of Puerto Rico San Diego

2172 Pan American East Road

San Diego, California

92101



This event is FREE for the public to attend!!!

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La Casita Volunteer Hosting

We need volunteers to host our La Casita for every Saturday & Sunday accept for holdays.


  • The hosting times are for 5 hours from 11am to 4pm
  • If you like to host please choose a date of the month you would like to volunteer.
  • Email hprsd@houseofpuertorico.com and we will match you up with another volunteer.


Upcoming Events

Time

Session

Location

June 15th


Dia De San Juan Lawn Program

La Casita

June 18th

HPRSD Zoom Book Club

RSVP at hprsd@houseofpuertorico.com to receive the Zoom link.

July 31st

HPRSD Scholarships Applications Due

Submit Online

ZOOM BOOK CLUB

Join us as we discuss fiction and non-fiction books that are set in Puerto Rico, about Puerto Rico or Puerto Ricans, or written by Puerto Rican authors.


Meetings are held on Zoom, usually on the third Tuesday of the month at 7pm.


RSVP at hprsd@houseofpuertorico.com to receive the Zoom link.


Our upcoming books are below:


June 18: Bodega Dreams by Ernesto Quinonez

Our book selections are chosen by group participants. We welcome suggestions for future books. We are currently looking for suggestions, so PLEASE let us know of any books you're interested in reading!

Viernes Social at La Casita: Salsa Dance Lessons

Next Class: TBD


  • Beginner Salsa Lessons 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Dancing 7:30pm - 8pm.


So, bring your dancing shoes as the amazing Ms. Pearl Carrington will conduct the classes.


Only 10 spots available, so register below to secure yours. Tickets are only $10 per person, get yours while you can!

Get Your Tickets

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Doña Casilda Pagan & Kelvin S. Carlisle Scholarship

Investing in Our Youth's Future

The House of Puerto Rico San Diego sponsors the Casilda Pagán & Kelvin S. Carlisle Educational/ Vocational Scholarship.


This scholarship is being offered to high school seniors/ graduates or college/post-graduate students. The applicant must be a current active member of the House of Puerto Rico San Diego or a San Diego County resident of Puerto Rican descent, who has contributed at least 10 hours of community service through HPRSD within the last year. If you need to complete your volunteer hours please contact at hprsd@HouseofPuertoRico.com.


With this award, we hope to assist youth or adults in the attainment of their educational and professional goals.


Scholarships are awarded yearly. Interested applicants should submit the following information by clicking blue button below:

Important Dates:

2024

Scholarship Application Deadline, Monday, July 31, 2024

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Half Page

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Full Page

8.5x11in - $250

Email: hprsd@HouseofPuertoRico.com

Meet Our Executive Board

Tony Flores

President

Louis Williams

Vice President

TBD

Secretary

TBD

Secretary

Wanda Ivette Hector

Treasurer

Ellie Ramos

Trustee

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HPRSD QUEENS COURT

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How You Can Help

There are countless ways you can help us fulfil our mission.

You can make a donation (however big or small), join our fundraiser events, or volunteer your time

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Please Note:

Kindly be informed that the House of Puerto Rico San Diego operates as a nonprofit organization. As such all purchases made through the third-party merchandise store support our mission of preserving and promoting Puerto Rican Culture.

CONTACT US

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House of Puerto Rico San Diego

2172 Pan American East Road

San Diego, California

92101

Mailing Address: House of Puerto Rico San Diego

P.O. BOX 81982

SAN DIEGO, CA

92138

Office Hours

Sat and Sun 11AM to 4PM.

Phone:

1 (619) 571-1921


Email:

hprsd@houseofpuertorico.com

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