About

The Friends of the HRIC is a community group established to help secure the ongoing development and operation of the New Jersey Hispanic Research and Information Center (NJHRIC) at the Newark Public Library. The NJHRIC is an institution devoted to the rescue and preservation of the Latino historic legacy in the state of New Jersey. The Friends of the HRIC supports the work of the three components of the NJHRIC. The organization also sponsors events and activities that help increase awareness of the various Latino communities in New Jersey.

GOVERNANCE

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER

Ernesto Diaz Guerrero
Ernesto Diaz Guerrero

Chairperson Ernesto is the chairperson for the HRIC

Vivian Lanzot
Vivian Lanzot

Vice Chairperson

Lourdes Lopez
Lourdes Lopez

Treasurer

Mercedes Valle
Mercedes Valle

Secretary

BOARD MEMBERS

Claudio Barbaran
Claudio Barbaran

Board Member

Alixon Collazos
Alixon Collazos

Board Member

Reynaldo Martinez
Reynaldo Martinez

Board Member

Grissele Camacho
Grissele Camacho

Board Member

Luis Del Orbe
Luis Del Orbe

Board Member

Jason Cortes
Jason Cortes

Board Member

Washington A. Vivero
Washington A. Vivero

Board Member

Veronica Blanco
Veronica Blanco

Board Member

Newark Public Library

Ingrid Betancourt
Ingrid Betancourt

NPL Assistant Director for Special Collections

Yesenia Lopez
Yesenia Lopez

Director, NJHRIC