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Puerto Rican Diaspora Summit - Washington, DC

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UDC David A. Clarke School of Law

4340 Connecticut Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20008

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​​Puerto​ ​Rican​ ​Diaspora​ ​Summit​ ​-​ ​Washington,​ ​D.C.​ ​is​ ​a​ ​conference​ ​that​ ​will provide​ ​a​ ​space​ ​for​ ​the​ ​discussion​ ​of​ ​policy​ ​issues​ ​and​ ​the​ ​articulation​ ​of​ ​community responses​ ​to​ ​Puerto​ ​Rico's​ ​economic​ ​and​ ​humanitarian​ ​crises​ ​from​ ​the​ ​perspective​ ​of Puerto​ ​Ricans​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Washington,​ ​D.C.​ ​area​ ​and​ ​other​ ​stakeholders.


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9:00​​-​9:30​ ​a.m.​ ​Registration

9:30​-​10:00​ ​a.m.​ ​Opening​ ​Remarks

10:00​-​10:30​ ​a.m.​ ​Center​ ​for​ ​Puerto​ ​Rican​ ​Studies'​ ​Diaspora​ ​Summit

10:30​-​11:30 ​​a.m.​ ​Katrina:​ ​Disaster​ ​Recovery​ ​& ​Lessons​ ​Learned

11:30​-​12:30​ ​p.m.​ ​Lunch

12:30​-​1:20​ ​p.m​. Civil Society Response to ​a Humanitarian​ ​Crisis

1:20​-​2:10​ ​p.m.​ ​Rebuilding​ ​&​ ​Economic​ ​Development​ ​Initiatives

2:10​-​3:00​ ​p.m.​ ​Legislative Strategies

3:00​​-​3:30​ ​p.m.​ ​Break

3:30​​-​4:15​ ​p.m.​ ​Diaspora​ ​Agenda

4:15​-​4:45​ ​p.m.​ ​Keynote​ ​Speaker

4:45​-​​5:00​ ​p.m.​ ​Closing​ ​Remarks

5:00​-​6:00​ ​p.m.​ ​Reception


ORGANIZERS

● Cenadores​ ​Puerto​ ​Rico ● Center​ ​for​ ​Puerto​ ​Rican​ ​Studies ● National​ ​Conference​ ​of​ ​Puerto​ ​Rican​ ​Women​ ​-​ ​D.C.​ ​Chapter ● 100​ ​Days​ ​for​ ​Puerto​ ​Rico ● Friends​ ​of​ ​Puerto​ ​Rico ● National​ ​Puerto​ ​Rican​ ​Agenda ● University​ ​of​ ​the​ ​District​ ​of​ ​Columbia​ ​–​ ​Latino/a​ ​Law​ ​Students​ ​Association

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4340 Connecticut Avenue Northwest

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