Christopher Papadopoulos

  • rsvped for Accion UPR II 2021-11-24 15:06:34 -0500

    Town Hall Event

    Acción UPR
    Part II /Parte II

    November 30, 2021
    3:00pm - 4pm EST
    4:00pm - 5pm (Puerto Rico AST)
    Virtual Event

     

    Join us Tuesday, November 30th at 3 PM EST for part II of Acción UPR! After discussing some of the most urgent problems affecting the UPR in our previous event (Town-hall-event-accion-UPR), in this follow-up meeting we will convene in break-out rooms to outline specific actions that the diaspora and alumni of the University of Puerto Rico can do to defend public education in Puerto Rico! Come ready to put your talents and commitment into action to ensure access to public higher education in Puerto Rico. Facilitators will include Dr. Greetchen Díaz Muñoz, and Dr. Isar Godreau Dr. Lida Orta and Dr. Maria del Mar Rosa.

    ¡Conéctate este martes 30 de noviembre a las 3 PM EST para la parte II de Acción UPR! Después de discutir algunos de los problemas más urgentes que afectan a la UPR en nuestro evento anterior (Town-hall-event-accion-UPR), en esta reunión de seguimiento nos reuniremos en grupos virtuales para delinear acciones específicas que la patria extendida y los egresados de la Universidad de Puerto Rico pueden hacer para defender la educación pública en Puerto Rico! Ven listo y lista para poner en acción tu talento y compromiso para garantizar el acceso a la educación superior pública en Puerto Rico. Las facilitadoras incluirán a las Doctoras Greetchen Díaz Muñoz, Isar Godreau, Lida Orta- Anés y María del Mar Rosa.

    Speakers will include Dr. Greetchen Díaz Muñoz, Dr. Rima Brusi, and Dr. Isar Godreau. This event will be moderated by Centro Directora, Dr. Yarimar Bonilla.

     

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    Dr. Greetchen Díaz Muñoz has created and led various high impact projects in the areas of research, education, communication and public policy. She has had the opportunity to teach at the K-12 school and collegiate levels, developing lessons and curricula. In addition, she has trained K-12 educators and other scientists, and has mentored a multitude of students. Dr. Díaz Muñoz has served in various leadership and fiduciary roles that has allowed her to develop diverse skills, especially in the areas of project management and implementation, as well as strategic planning. 

     

    Dr. Isar Godreau is a researcher at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey where she directs various institution-wide level research initiatives and her own research projects. Her publications explore issues of “race”, racism and identity in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. She has published on hair, racial terminology, the folklorization of blackness, census racial categories, the effects of racism in Puerto Rican schools, and more recently on the status of higher education in the aftermath of Hurricane María. She is the author of Arrancando mitos de raíz: guía para la enseñanza antirracista de la herencia africana en Puerto Rico (2013) and Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism and US Colonialism in Puerto Rico (2015 by University of Illinois Press and winner of the Frank Bonilla best book award). Dr. Isar Godreau studied at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras and later obtained her Ph.D in cultural anthropology from the University of California Santa Cruz (1999).

    Dr. Yarimar Bonilla is the Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College. She is also a Professor in the Department of Africana, Puerto Rican, and Latino Studies at Hunter College and in the Ph.D. Program in Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author of Non-Sovereign Futures: French Caribbean Politics in the Wake of Disenchantment (2015) co-editor of Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm. (2019) and a founder of the Puerto Rico Syllabus Project. In addition, Yarimar is a prominent public intellectual and a leading voice in Caribbean and Latin-X politics. She writes a monthly column in the Puerto Rican newspaper El Nuevo Día titled “En Vaivén,” is a regular contributor to publications such as The Washington Post, The Nation, Jacobin, and The New Yorker, and a frequent guest on National Public Radio and news programs such as Democracy Now!  Her current research—for which she was named a 2018-2020 Carnegie Fellow —examines the politics of recovery in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and the forms of political and social trauma that the storm revealed.

     

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  • rsvped for COVID-19 webinar 2020-03-27 15:01:07 -0400

    WEBINAR GRATUITO: Elegibilidad para apoyo de FEMA durante la crisis del COVID-19

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    La Oficina de Gerencia y Presupuesto de los Estados Unidos (OMB) acaba de flexibilizar a corto plazo ciertos requisitos administrativos, financieros, gerenciales y de auditoría a solicitantes y recipientes de fondos federales.   Son aplicables a organizaciones sin fines de lucro y agencias que ofrecen servicios de investigación y servicios necesarios para atender el COVID-19; y aquellas afectadas por la pérdida de capacidad operacional y aumento de costos durante la crisis. Abordaremos en el webinar los diversos requisitos flexibilizados.
    Además, a tono con la Declaración de Emergencia en los Estados Unidos, FEMA ha hecho disponible a organizaciones y agencias apoyo para actividades elegibles bajo la Categoría B de su Programa de Asistencia Pública.  Las organizaciones sin fines de lucro pueden ser elegibles para reembolsos de servicios y medidas de protección de emergencia vinculables a la crisis del COVID-19.  El webinar abordará los variados servicios aplicables, cómo solicitar elegibilidad a FEMA (antes del 15 de abril), y la necesaria coordinación de estos servicios con los planes y estrategias de respuesta del Gobierno de Puerto Rico y sus agencias de salud.

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    El webinar incluirá una caja de herramientas con documentos de referencia y formularios de solicitud. /
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    Puerto Rico’s COVID-19  Web Map

    COVID-19 Positive Cases
    These map currently illustrates the number of COVID-19 cases at the health boundary level as of March 30 and the location of hospitals.



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