Puerto Rico’s Crisis and the SFL Puerto Rican Diaspora: A Conversation

The National Puerto Rican Agenda (SFL Chapter) –  a nonpartisan alliance of stateside national and local organizations, elected and community leaders, and volunteers – invites you to a Dialogue (‘Conversatorio’) about the humanitarian and fiscal crisis affecting Puerto Rico and the impact on the Puerto Rican Diaspora Community in South Florida. Melissa Mark-Viverito, Speaker of the New York … [Read more...]

Puerto Rico / Puerto Ricans: A Diaspora Summit

Top scholars and leaders will come together to explore solutions to the critical problems facing our community at “Puerto Rico/Puerto Ricans: A Diaspora Summit.” The weekend-long event will examine the crisis on the island and focus on the impact it has had on Puerto Ricans living in the United States. Join us on April 22 and 23 at the Silberman School of Social Work to add your voice to this … [Read more...]

The Puerto Rico Diaspora Speaks Up – A Twittter Conversation

Today, November 19th, which happens to be a national holiday in Puerto Rico as they celebrate the "discovery" of the island by Christopher Columbus in 1493, we celebrate a meeting of the minds of the Puerto Rican diaspora. From 8 pm to 10 pm ET, hundreds of Puerto Ricans will gather in the online sphere and communicate about the importance of the Puerto Rican population both in the island and in … [Read more...]

Less than 24 hours to go to the Parranda Summit 2013

Join us in Porto Rico 30th May 2013 for the first ever Parranda Summit. 150+ leaders from the global Puerto Rican diaspora community are gathering to talk about the issues that matter most. Including job creation, entrepreneurship, education, healthcare and empowerment. Don't miss out on this opportunity. Join us. The Parranda way: together To register, visit … [Read more...]

Announcing Parranda Cities! Mapping the Greater Puerto Rico … One City at a Time

Miami to Host First Parranda Meetup this Saturday at Jimmyz Kitchen Wynwood In preparation for our first annual conference in Puerto Rico, this Spring — and to accelerate our global mapping project — today we are announcing the launch of Parranda Cities, an ongoing program to help identify and recruit new members for Parranda in cities throughout the world.   Members of the growing Parranda.org … [Read more...]