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Juan Cartagena

Juan Cartagena
President & General Counsel

One of the nation’s leading voices on equality and nondiscrimination, Constitutional and Civil Rights Attorney Juan Cartagena inspires change to systems that marginalize communities of color. As a public speaker, El Diario columnist, and Rutgers University lecturer, Juan focuses extensively on Puerto Rican and Latino rights issues, including the community impacts of mass incarceration.

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July 21st, 2020 

Contact: Elianne Ramos; Chief Communications Officer; [email protected]; 212.739.7513

When Hate Arrived in El Paso

It was Store #5108 to where hate drove 650 miles to eliminate a so-called invasion, using the same words promoted by the man in the White House. Hate knows no bounds. Neither does resilience.

Statement by Juan Cartagena on the Killing of Carlos Adrián Ingram López by Tucson Police

"Nana, ayúdame (grandmother help me)" was the desperate plea uttered by Carlos Adrián Ingram López as he lay naked, face down on the floor of a garage, brutally restrained by the police who would be responsible for his death.

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