Mayors Bill de Blasio and Miguel Romero this month laid the foundation of a partnership on culture,
- In celebration of San Juan’s 500th anniversary, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and San Juan’s Departmento de Arte y Cultura (Department of Art and Culture) will work together to incorporate the NYC-based Puerto Rican community in the celebration.
- In anticipation of the upcoming hurricane season, New York City Emergency Management will work with San Juan’s Office of Emergency Management to plan joint training sessions for staff on the island.
- Additional coordination between the San Juan Police Department and the NYPD to train local officers on the island and share community policing procedures.
- Replicating the NYC City Cleanup Corps and how San Juan can implement a similar model using federal funding.
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