We’re the Latino Public Radio Consortium

The Latino Public Radio Consortium [LPRC] was founded in 2007 with the goal of advancing the agenda of Latinos in public radio.

The Mission
To advocate for the inclusion of Latinos in public broadcasting by building partnerships, influencing public and funding policy and providing a clearinghouse of information on relevant and substantive cultural, news and informational Latino programming.

The Vision
A public media system that includes Latino voices, services and perspectives at every level of programming, production, distribution, leadership and management, and that includes and supports a strong Latino-controlled public media.

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Public Media Community Supporting Puerto Rico Stations

It takes a village to raise a child & a public media community to return our Puerto Rico public media stations back on-air.

From Coast Alaska to WNYC in New York, to entities supporting public broadcasters like CPB, NPR, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, NFCB, United for Community RadioGreater PublicRecNet, Prometheus Radio, WMFE and LPRC member stations like WLCH in Lancaster, PA, WDNA in Miami, KSVR in Mt. Vernon, WA to Radio Bilingüe in California and many more have been providing support via LPRC to ensure our Puerto Rico member stations can get back on-air.  THANK YOU!  And GRACIAS to our Donors who have & continue to support the Go Fund Me campaign! Continue reading “Public Media Community Supporting Puerto Rico Stations”

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On MLK, Jr. and a powerful dream that continues to inspire

Today America pays tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and the significant role he played as an international human rights and civic leader advocating and leading efforts to bring resolution to issues faced by African Americans back in the 1950s. And yet, his advocacy work, influence, speeches, and civic leadership addressed and represented all communities …

LPRC Board Member Named Digital Media Innovator

LPRC Board Member and founder of NPR’s Next Generation Radio, Doug Mitchell, was named one of 2017 MediaShift Digital Media Innovators. ¡Felicitaciones, Doug! Congrats to Doug! MediaShift is a digital publication dedicated to media and technology. It launched a new annual feature called the MediaShift20, to recognize top innovators in digital media and other fields, …

A musical gift to help Radio Vieques in Puerto Rico

Artists for Media Diversity (A4MD), in collaboration with Media Alliance (MA) and the Latino Public Radio Consortium (LPRC), re-released a digital song collection to help rebuild Radio Vieques in Puerto Rico after hurricane María. “Artists for Vieques” includes songs by recording artists from Puerto Rico, Texas, Oklahoma, North Carolina and the Navajo Nation, such as …

Who We Serve

We work with 50+ stations across the U.S. including Puerto Rico. Whether in Spanish or English, Latinos are the focus of the programming. LPRC stations are strongly involved with the community and thrive with strong Latino leadership:

  • Station Serves the Latino Community
  • Majority Latino Staff
  • Majority Latino Board of Directors
  • Latino Volunteers Are Numerous

Together, LPRC Member Stations serve Latinos from diverse backgrounds: Bilingual, English-dominant, Spanish-dominant, professionals, white collars, blue collars and immigrants.