September 17, 2016 at 8:30am - 5:30pm
- Learn about the current economic situation in Puerto Rico and its impact on stateside Puerto Ricans like you.
- Connect with fellow New England boricuas to share ideas for a diaspora response to the crisis.
- Act on an agenda that builds coalitions and partnerships in our community.
Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans New England will bring together key members of the Puerto Rican diaspora in New England and their allies to examine and gain a broader understanding of how the economic, fiscal, and unfolding humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico has impacted the stateside Puerto Rican community.
Puerto Ricans from Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, along with policy experts from the island and New York, met in Holyoke, Massachusetts on September 17 to gain a broader understanding of how the island’s economic crisis impacts their local communities.