“Puerto Rico: Nearly A Year After Hurricane Maria,”
Moderated By Lisa Durden
TV Personality with esteemed panelists: Lydia J. Valencia – CEO, NJ Puerto Rican Congress, Masiel Valentin Esq. – Manages, PR Hurricane Maria Relief Fund of Newark, Evelyn Mejil – Chair and Organizer, The Unity March for Puerto Rico, Alvin M. Suarez – Director and Drummer, “Los Ciegos Del Barrio” Band, and Khadijah Catherine Costello Taylor – CEO, Newark Speaks 2 U. This public dialogue will focus on how the hurricane revealed the disparity in how the US responds to natural disasters according to race and class, and highlight the lingering after-effects.
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
Express Newark Lecture Hall Room 213, 54 Halsey Street, Newark NJ.
National Puerto Rican Agenda
2018 National Convention
Saturday, July 14, 2018
2600 North 5th St. Philadelphia, PA 19133
New Jersey Stands With Puerto Rico
Commission on Puerto Rico Relief
Thursday, May 17, 2018
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order commission on Puerto Rico. Lydia J. Valencia, CEO New Jersey Puerto
Rican Congress has been named as a commissioner on this commission.
Monday, February 12, 2018
On The State of the Puerto Rican Community in NJ
The North Ward Center
Friday, January 12, 2018
Boricuas From New Jersey Para Puerto Rico
Hurricane Relief Efforts
Congreso 21st Century
Celebrating 100 years of U.S. Citizenship
Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel
TASK FORCE FOR THE STATE OF THE PUERTO RICANS IN N.J.
Monday January 23, 2017
Puerto Rican Congress Forum 2016
Monday December 5, 2016
Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
San Juan, Puerto Rico
First Bi- Partisan "Let`s Talk" Round Table Discussion of New Jersey's
Puerto Rican Elected Officials
Taken place at the, Atlantic City Convention Center
Taken Place at, Tropicana Casino - Cuba Libre
November 18, 2015
Community meeting in Lakewood
Puerto Rican Congress of NJ, Inc. with
Lt. Governor and Secretary of State Kim Guadagno.
October 8, 2015
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