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"Moving Forward"

Congreso`s Convention 2018


Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel
1000 Spring St, Elizabeth, NJ 07201


 Saturday, October 20, 2018

Networking Reception

"Moving Forward"

Congreso`s Convention 2018


Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel
1000 Spring St, Elizabeth, NJ 07201


Friday, October 19, 2018

 “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

Newark, NJ
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. #NJStandsWithPuertoRico

Monday, February 12, 2018

Task Force

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

Elizabeth, NJ


Monday January 23, 2017
Malaga Resturant

Hamilton, NJ

Puerto Rican Congress Forum 2016

Monday December 5, 2016
Condado Vanderbilt Hotel

San Juan, Puerto Rico

2015 Events and Projects

Attended or Hosted by PRC

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

hosted by

Puerto Rican Congress of NJ, Inc. with
Lt. Governor and Secretary of State Kim Guadagno.

October 8, 2015

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