Update Puerto Rico - Present Crisis/ Next Steps
500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
The panel of activists and on the ground cultural workers will address the historical framework that has led to the present crisis in Puerto Rico. Also addressed will be how the colonial status, fiscal crisis, and climate change has created a human rights crisis in Puerto Rico. How we in the Diaspora contribute, develop coordinated on the ground action and are directed by our people on the island assuring a sustainable recovery is critical at this moment and into the future. Be part and an activist for our people!
Join us for a participatory conversation that will enlighten us about each other work with the intent of coordinating our work for greater impact.
Nelson Denis - Author War Against Puerto Rican
Elizabeth Yempierre - Executive Director
Edgardo Rodriguez - Miranda - Artist, Writer, and Director of Somos Arte
Perla de Lean - Photographer
Carmen Vega-Rivera Artist, Arts Advocate
Dr. Marta Moreno Vega
When: April 5, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Hostos Community College, B 501 - B Building
Admission: Free | Limited Seating
Creative Justice Initiative, Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, Dealmas Women's Institute, Uprose, Defend Puerto Rico, PR on the Map, The Law Practice of Ramon Jimenez and Pedro Garcia Law Firm, South Bronx Congress, South Bronx Congress, After Dark Productions and others.