Tag archive for ‘Phi Iota Alpha’
By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

NYC Event: Social Media For Artists: Cultivating Your Community

Sugar cane worker in the rich field, vicinity of Guanica, Puerto Rico (LOC) (Photo credit: The Library of Congress) Many people (even Latinos) ask me why I identify with the term Urban Jibaro. Others ask me what More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, May 14th, 2012

Go Jibaro, Its Your Birthday!: A Capicu Recap

Mi gente!  I was really excited about our most recent show and so I decided to write to you about it, so that those who were there can share the memory with me, and those who weren’t can still join us in More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Man with a Purpose – Chris Morales

Familia… I wanted to share this poetry video performed / filmed by my friends / fraternity brothers Chris Morales (Poet)  and Roca Rivera (videographer). Chris has been a regular at many NYC open mics More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Urban Jibaro Reflects: Honor Your Elders…

I am a very fortunate man and I know this. I recognize the fact that not many have gotten the opportunity to witness and experience some of the the things I have. I have been taught values and work ethic by my grandmother, More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Free NYC Event: 10/11 Capicu Cultural Showcase @ NYU’s Kimmel Center

Who wants to go to a FREE Capicu Cultural Showcase produced Latino Heritage Event featuring Bonafide Rojas, Peggy Robles-Alvarado , Live Painting by Albert TainoImage Areizaga and Live Music by Bombayo Youth More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Hola Alabama: The First Stop On My Virtual Latino Roadtrip

As I mentioned yesterday in my blog post Urban Jibaro Is Leaving NYC… I am taking a virtual tour to explore Latino culture across the United States. Alabama is my first stop… honestly I was not sure More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, May 27th, 2011

5 Brothers of Phi Iota Alpha You Should Know About

Image via Wikipedia Saludos mi gente… I want to share a quick story. When I decided to go to college at the age of 25, it was a very challenging part of my life. I was a father and had decided to leave my More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, January 24th, 2010

Sunday Sofrito: Latinos Are Standing Up For Haiti

"The only history that is worth a damn, is the history we make today" – Henry Ford Feliz Domingo…. I am here planning my agenda for this week, and as I look through my invites on facebook and More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, July 27th, 2009

Phi Iota Alpha Celebrates 77 Years

Boston, Massachusetts – July, 2009 On July 23, 2007 Phi Iota Alpha, the Oldest Latino Fraternity in existence, celebrated it's 77th Anniversary Convention. Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is the oldest intercollegiate More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, May 17th, 2009

Orphan’s International Thanks LAWS & Phiota for their support.

Mi Gente… You may remember a while back, Capicu Poetry had the honor of hosting an event at La Pregunta Cafe to benefit Casa Ana, Ophan International's project in Dominican Republic.  Well that More...