Puerto Rican's have been mobilizing in the streets to push back against the cruel treatment by the U.S. government to cut funding for vital human services like healthcare, education, food and water. I traveled to the island in May to see what was happening and how we could help. The video below expresses what our experience was, and what the people on the island had to say about what they need and how they felt about the U.S. government.
Join us for a conversation with Giovanni Roberto of Comodores Sociales en Caguas Puerto Rico.
We will discuss how stateside efforts can support the efforts on the island, and hear from Giovanni about some of his efforts through commodores Sociales, and his framework for community empowerment.
We are calling on all “Friends of Puerto Rico” and all public officials at the state and federal levels to publicly condemn the excessive and violent response by Governor Ricardo Rosello’s administration.Read more