On Friday November 1, the legendary Nuyorican poetic giant Tato Laviera passed away. On November 21, the Puerto Rican Cultural Center will host a special tribute for Tato Laviera. Working with Batey Urbano youth, Tato wrote and directed three plays on key moments in the history of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community. Tato’s infectious charisma, literary brilliance, and commitment to social justice will be greatly missed. Join in paying tribute to Tato Laviera with poetry and reflections. The event is co-sponsored with La Respuesta magazine.