Rally and Lobby Day for Puerto Rican Families

Join the CT Puerto Rican Agenda, Make the Road CT, Latinas En Resistencia and TODAY for a day of mobilization to support Puerto Rican families. There are thousands of new families displaced by Hurricane Maria coming to Connecticut towns and cities that are themselves strained to address decades of economic neglect. It is long overdue that we come together and show the power our community’s ability to show up in numbers and pressure our elected officials to act. 

Schedule of the day.

10am Lobby training and policy priorities overview (Training will be held in room 310 of the Capitol Building)

11-1pm Meetings with Elected officials

1-3pm Rally on Capitol Steps(back of the capitol, facing Bushnell park)

*Parking

There is no parking of buses at the capitol. While there are some spaces available at the LOB garage, we encourage everyone to find parking on the side streets surrounding the capital.

¡Pa'lante sin miedo!

For more background on the displaced families, watch this excellent documentary by PBS.

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