Schedule Overview

*More details will be added as they are confirmed*

Structure of the June 3rd Kickoff event

9am-10am Registration and breakfast

10am: Opening remarks " Why is it important that we have a Boricua Specific statewide organization"

10:15 Explanation of the schedule and elections 

10:30-11:45 Workshops

10:30 Workshops

Working in solidarity with the movements on the island (Moderated by: Jason Ortiz CT Puerto Rican Agenda Organizer)

The state of bilingual education in CT (Moderated by: Yanil Terón, Executive Director of the Center for Latino Progress)

How can I get more involved in my city? (Moderated By: Miguel Castro Meriden City Councilman)

Helping our community access healthcare in CT (Moderated by: Melvin Medina Advocacy & Outreach Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut (ACLU-CT))

Growing our business community (Moderated By: Joseph Rodriguez Deputy State Director for U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal)

12-1 Lunch Plenary "What is the National Puerto Rican Agenda?"

- Lunch will be provided

1-2pm Elections begin: At Large Candidates get 5 minutes to pitch their candidacy

2 pm Voting commences. All participants fill out one ballot, with one name for each position

3 pm Winners announced, new board is sworn in and adjourns the meeting

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