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Paola Figueroa Emanuelli

Paola Figueroa Emanuelli is the Director of Communications for the Foundation for Puerto Rico. In this conversation, Paola talked about the role that the Foundation for Puerto Rico plays in post-María Puerto Rico. She also talks about the greater responsibility that foundations have in...

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Natalia Figueroa Emanuelli

Natalia Figueroa Emanuelli is a small business owner who is passionate about a recovering Puerto Rico. She owns Aguja Local, () a small fashion business located in San Juan. In an advertisement after the Hurricane, Natalia and her colleagues created an inspirational video about what it...

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Nelson Urbina

The Michigan Teach-Out team was fortunate to be in Puerto Rico for the annual ritual known as La Noche de San Juan. This celebration takes place on June 24th, and although there are many nuances to the festival of St. John the Baptist, it culminates with a midnight baptism in the ocean...

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José Caraballo Cueto

José Caraballo Cueto is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the University of Puerto Rico. In this interview, José speaks to the economic disparities of the taxation system as it connects to the wider issues of representation. He speaks about the complexities of the...

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Amilcar Matos-Moreno

Amilcar Matos-Moreno is a PhD candidate in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. He is also a Puerto Rican native and has been directly involved in the recovery efforts post-Hurricane Maria. In this conversation with Will, Amilcar speaks about an initiative that he is...

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Cristina Catalá Lugo

Cristina Catalá Lugo lives in the small mountain town of Yauco in the south of the island. She provided the footage and photographs of the destruction caused by the Hurricane in Yauco. In this interview, Cristina Catalá tells Professor Moreno how in the absence of government support...

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