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!
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
UCF Downtown Campus
Dr. Phillips Academic Commons Room 108
Address: 528 W. Livingston St, Orlando, FL 32801
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