One year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Errol Louis discussed the recovery process and what still needs to happen with: Rosa Clemente of #OurPowerPRNYC, Jorge Vasquez of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, and former State Assemblyman Nelson Denis.Continue Reading
Rosa Alicia Clemente is a 2008 United States Vice-Presidential candidate, journalist, political commentator, and scholar-activist.
Workshop and Presentations
From Moments to Movements: The Power of Community Activism and Organizing
I am not Hispanic: Afro-Latinx culture, identity and politics in the 21st Century
Nevertheless, We Persist: Black and Brown Women Hold up Half the Sky
Puerto Rico on the Map: Hurricane Maria, The Legacy of Colonialism and How to Make a Nation
Taking it Back: How Hip-Hop Feminists Can Reclaim the Culture
We the People: Resisting & Speaking Truth to Power in Uncertain Times
When an Afro-Latina Woman Ran for Vice-President and Nobody Knew Her Name
Invite Rosa Clemente
Rosa Clemente opens up about her difficult decision that was sparked by the newly-revealed Hurricane Maria casualties. - RollingStone
On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. A category 4 storm, it was the strongest hurricane to hit the island in almost a century. Now, the people of Puerto Rico are hungry, homeless and dying. Many towns lack access to clean water, communication, and transportation. And the mainstream news media has
In September 2017, Hurricane Maria caused massive infrastructural damage to Puerto Rico, but its effect on mortality remains contentious. The official death count is 64.