Puerto Rico and Cuba: Two wings of the same bird; Speaker Annoucement, Agnes Torres!

Announcing our first speaker of the evening, Agnes Torres! Agnes will be sharing her experiences being on the island immediately following Hurricane Maria.

"Agnes Torres Rivera is a recent graduate from the University of Puerto Rico, where she finished a Master's Degree in Social Community Psychology. She moved to Hartford, CT after Hurricane Maria. She currently works for the City of Hartford."

Puerto Rico and Cuba: Two wings of the same bird; two different responses to natural disaster

A celebration of Puerto Rican Birds!

All out for Sept 20th

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.


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How Diasporicans can work in solidarity with those on the island

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.

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