‘We must hold on to that solidarity and can-do spirit to rebuild Puerto Rico. Six months after Hurricane María, now that the emergency has largely passed and things are going back to “normal,” we must not lose momentum. As interest in Puerto Rico fades, we must keep the discussion about what is going on in and with Puerto Rico alive in our circles. We must take every opportunity to have conversations with our neighbors, co-workers, and even strangers and recruit them to be advocates and supporters of Puerto Rico.’
Ciencia Puerto Rico, in collaboration with Yale University, received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to encourage Puerto Rican students to explore, present, and implement scientific solutions to the challenges created by hurricanes Irma and María. cc Greetchen Diaz
The Open Society Foundations launches new initiative pairing mayors from U.S. mainland cities with mayors of Puerto Rican cities to share expertise and support in rebuilding the storm-ravaged island. ... See MoreSee Less
The Open Society Foundations announce the Mayor Exchange, a new initiative to connect local leaders with experience in dealing with disaster recovery on the mainland with their counterparts in Puerto Rico working to rebuild.
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