Unfolding Humanitarian Crisis In Puerto Rico



April 22-23 2016 Puerto Rico/Puerto Ricans: A Diaspora Summit

Hosted by the Center for Puerto Rican Studies. Join top scholars and leaders as they explore solutions to the critical problems facing the Puerto Rican community at the Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College – 2180 3rd Avenue Auditorium, New York, NY 10035


This weekend-long event will examine the humanitarian crisis on the island and focus on the impact it has had on Puerto Ricans living on the island and those in the United States. The summit will feature panels and sessions on topics such as health, economics, education, and community development. Guests include: Archbishop of San Juan Roberto González Nieves, Counselor to the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Antonio Weiss, Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez, Congressman José Serrano, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Illinois State Senator Iris Y. Martinez, New York State Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Labor leader Dennis Rivera, and journalist Juan González.

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