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This year I got the wonderful chance of being chosen to go to Puerto Rico for the 2018 SOMOS conference with fellow students and through it, to represent Berkeley College as a student leader. Continue Reading →
Bill de Blasio announced today the appointment of Dr. Oxiris Barbot as Commissioner of the City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Continue Reading →
Adriano Espaillat released the following statement upon his unanimous election to serve as Whip of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Continue Reading →
Julia de Burgos, February 17, 1914 – July 6, 1953, was a poet from Puerto Rico. As an advocate of Puerto Rican independence, she served as Secretary General of the Daughters of Freedom, the women’s branch of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party. Continue Reading →
Today, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, hosted a Member roundtable to discuss the impact of Section 232 tariffs on the Dominican Republic and continued efforts to rebuild Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →
“For far too many of our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico, the Temporary Shelter Assistance Program means the difference between a roof over their heads or homelessness,” said Congressman Joe Crowley, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus. Continue Reading →
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat, issued the following statement in reaction to news that FEMA will immediately cutoff temporary relocation services for nearly 90 families who sought refuge in communities throughout the United States, including in New York City. Continue Reading →