Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Presentation: The Puerto Rican Diaspora’s Growing Presence in Central Florida:

Implications for Our Region and Local Response

Event is open to faculty, staff and students as well as members of the community!

Presenters:

Fernando I. Rivera Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology and Director, UCF’s Puerto Rico Research Hub

Dr. Rivera will be speaking on the fast-growing Puerto Rican demographic in Central Florida and motives for migrating, including the significant influx post Hurricane Maria.

Nancy Rosado, MSW

Outreach Coordinator, UCF RESTORES and Community Leader

Nancy will discuss UCF RESTORES’ trauma-informed mental health and support services to survivors of Hurricane Maria.

Zoé Colón, MPA

PEID Community Partnerships Manager, UCF and Community Leader

Ms. Colón will offer insight on how grassroots community based organizations have responded to the influx of Puerto Ricans in the last decade. 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 

11:00am-12:30pm

UCF Downtown Campus

Dr. Phillips Academic Commons Room 108 

Address: 528 W. Livingston St, Orlando, FL 32801

Location:

UCF Downtown: Dr. Phillips Academic Commons (DPAC): Room 108 [ View Website ]


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