OUR HISTORY and LEGACY
The Puerto Rican Cultural Center Inc. (PRCC) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3). PRCC was established in 1978, to increase education and cultural arts opportunities to the Puerto Rican and Spanish-speaking communities in Springfield.
Today, the "new" PRCC continues to be one of the longest-standing Hispanic / Latino serving institution and a regional cultural arts organization and advocacy organization serving all citizens of Western Massachusetts.
As our community increases in diversity we believe in being inclusive. We welcome and serve all regardless of: age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomics, religious, and political ideologies.
We are an inclusive and innovative organization that empowers, engages, and unites the community through the arts, education, and cultural celebrations.
To strengthen the understanding and pride of diverse cultures and foster equity and equality that transcends generations.
CORE VALUES; THREE PILLARS
We promote and encourage student development in primary, secondary, and post secondary education. We also hold our culture in high esteem and are committed to cultural education. We believe a well educated individual can improve their quality of life.