Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico’s Reckoning, One Year Later

What do the complex legacy of colonialism and the uncertain future of climate change mean for Puerto Rico today? Former New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Associate Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies at Brooklyn College Alan A. Aja sit down with Refinery29 news and politics reporter Andrea González-Ramírez to reflect on the impending one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s strike on Puerto Rico, the unjust federal response, and how the island’s historical connection with New York has served as a conduit for grassroots relief efforts and community healing.











When: Thu., Sep. 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St.
718-222-4111
Price: $5
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What do the complex legacy of colonialism and the uncertain future of climate change mean for Puerto Rico today? Former New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Associate Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies at Brooklyn College Alan A. Aja sit down with Refinery29 news and politics reporter Andrea González-Ramírez to reflect on the impending one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s strike on Puerto Rico, the unjust federal response, and how the island’s historical connection with New York has served as a conduit for grassroots relief efforts and community healing.

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