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Declaración de LatinoJustice PRLDEF Sobre la Crisis Gubernamental en Puerto Rico
LatinoJustice PRLDEF nació en 1972 para abordar el abuso sistémico, la discriminación y la negligencia por parte del gobierno dentro de la diáspora puertorriqueña. No obstante, siempre hemos...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 19, 2019

LatinoJustice PRLDEF Statement on The Government Crisis in Puerto Rico
Now, a significant portion of the island and the diaspora are demanding the resignation of the current governor, Ricardo Rosselló. Leaks over online chatroom conversations between the governor and...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 18, 2019

Statement of Juan Cartagena On the Passing of Hector Figueroa, President of 32BJ SEIU
Today, New York was shocked to hear the news of Hector Figueroa's passing. Below is a statement from Juan Cartagena, President and General Counsel at LatinoJustice PRLDEF on Hector's legacy. On...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 12, 2019

Jorge Renaud Joins LatinoJustice PRLDEF to Help Expand the Fight for Criminal Justice Reform in Texas
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 New York, NY– Jorge Renaud has joined LatinoJustice PRLDEF’s Reenvision Justicia program as the Regional Director for Policy &...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 12, 2019
Location: New York, NY

U.S. Government Must Prioritize Health of People in Vieques While Engaged in Cleanup Efforts of Military Toxins
New York, NY– LatinoJustice PRLDEF submitted a public comment in May to the U.S. Navy detailing the ongoing health concerns of residents in Vieques affected by the Navy’s continued use of open-air...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 10, 2019
Location: New York, NY

Florida Law Impeding Rights Restoration for Returning Citizens Goes into Effect Despite Public Opposition
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 Orlando, FL – This weekend, Governor DeSantis signed into law Senate Bill 7066 which was passed by the Florida...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 02, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL

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