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Kinesis Foundation  

Kinesis Foundation  

Established in 2004, Kinesis is a non-profit public educational foundation in Puerto Rico. Their mission is to provide the necessary resources for Puerto Rican students to achieve a highly competitive level of education and to empower  them to aid in the development of a healthy...

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Toldos Pa’ Mi Gente

Toldos Pa’ Mi Gente

This organization is committed to improving the quality of life of members of the Puerto Rican community by supplying tarps .to cover the roofs of  homes that were damaged by Hurricane María. The general objectives of this organization – which promotes human rights, human solidarity and...

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Taller Salud

Taller Salud

Taller Salud is a non-profit organization that focuses on the empowerment of girls and women in Puerto Rico.  Founded in 1979, Taller Salud is based in Loíza, a low-income coastal city east of San Juan. Since Hurricane María, Taller Salud has expanded into a sort of relief brigade...

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Thomas F. Anderson – University of Notre Dame

Anderson is a Professor of Latin American Literature and the chair of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Notre Dame. He is a specialist in the literature, history, and cultures of the Hispanic Caribbean and has offered classes on many topics including...

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Marisel Moreno – University of Notre Dame

  MARISEL MORENO, Ph.D. is the Rev. John A. O’Brien Associate Professor of Latina/o Literature in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Notre Dame. She was a recipient of the American Association of University Women Fellowship in 2009-2010.  Her...

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Dr. Ivette Perfecto

Ivette Perfecto is the George W. Pack Professor of Ecology, Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on biodiversity and arthropod-mediated ecosystem services in rural and urban agriculture. She also works on spatial ecology of the coffee...

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Ada Miranda

Ada Miranda is an instructor in Casa Pueblo’s Forest School. Despite losing her home and all of her possessions due to the destruction caused by Hurricane María, in this interview with Professor Moreno, Ada Miranda, a worker at Casa Pueblo, describes the strength of the community and how...

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Alexis Massol

A civil engineer by training, Alexis Massol is the Founding Director of Casa Pueblo in Adjuntas, community organization that proposes and develops plans to protect the environment, affirm cultural and human values, and create sustainable economic alternatives. Massol received the...

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