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House of Puerto Rico San Diego

HPRSD is A Non Profit Organization IRS code
501 (C) 3

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Welcome to Borinquen
in San Diego

HPRSD is A Non Profit Organization IRS code 501 (C) (3)

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Borinquen is the Taino Indian name for Puerto Rico. Puerto Ricans are proud to call themselves boricuas or borinqueños aiming to enrich themselves by living and sharing our rich Puerto Rican culture. The House of Puerto Rico San Diego was founded in 1972 by a group of Puerto Rican families in San Diego, led by Doña Casilda Pagán, who sought to preserve our history and culture, and to share our customs with ourchildren and neighbors.

In February 2006, we inaugurated a cottage--La Casita --aimed to preserve our culture in the world-renown Balboa Park. Visit nuestra casita every Sunday afternoons from 12-4pm.

Be sure to join our Mailing List (see left panel) to get our e-newsletters and keep you informed. ¡Bienvenidos

Highlights of Upcoming Events

  • HPRSD Membership Meeting, Saturday, May 2, 2015 (3-6pm, Casita)
    • Culture Corner - National Conference of Puerto Rican Women by Carmen Bonilla.
    • Potluck - Bring a dish to share. More people will be present.
  • House of Pacific Relations 35th Annual Ethnic Food Fair, Sat/Sun, May 23-24, 2015 (see flyer & link for details as they become available). HPRSD will have a booth with Puerto Rican food.
  • One-Day Museum Exhibit & Reception: Art by Adrian Rondon Betancourt, Sunday, June 7, 2015, Casita Museum
    • Open House: 12:00 - 4:00 pm (open to public)
    • Members-only reception: 4:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Bio (pdf)

HPR 2015 Ethnic Food Fest

Art by Adrian Rondon Betancourt

HPRSD Objectives:

  • To promote a better understanding of Puerto Rico amongst people of all nationalities and races,
  • To promote and cultivate the Puerto Rican culture, and
  • To promote social activities amongst its members.

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At the next HPRSD Membership meeting's Culture Corner

National Conference of 
Puerto Rican Women
National Conference of
Puerto Rican Women

with Carmen Bonilla

Membership Meeting, Culture Corner & PotLuck
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Our Casita, Balboa Park
Learn more...

One-Day Museum Art Exhibit & Reception
Sunday, June 7

Museum Exhibit

HPRSD Membership Meeting,
Culture Corner, and Potluck,

1st Saturday of the month
3-6pm Hall of Nations, Balboa Park
(except in July & December)

If you are interested in participating in one or more of the following programs, contact HPRSD:


Here we present articles by fellow HPRSD members and friends such as Daniel M. López and Dr. Antonio Grillo López about Puerto Rico

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