Diaspora Summit III

Hurricane Maria caused billions of dollars in damages to Puerto Rico and left 3.4 million island residents without electric power, potable water, and telecommunications. Recovery is estimated to take years. In response to this disastrous event, the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) and the University of Puerto Rico’s School of Planning, in partnership with other educational institutions and civic organizations throughout the diaspora and Puerto Rico, launched the Rebuild Puerto Rico Initiative.

Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans Diaspora Summit III - Rebuild Puerto Rico seeks to facilitate the connections and collaborations of Puerto Rico’s civic sector and Puerto Ricans in the Diaspora who want to join efforts to contribute to the rebuilding of Puerto Rico.

-Hotel Accomodation New York City

The Resiliencia y Solidaridad: Encuentro con la Diáspora Conference to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico in June 15 2018, will serve as a follow-up to the Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans Diaspora Summit III.

-Hotel Accomodation San Juan Puerto Rico

Both conferences are components of the Rebuild Puerto Rico Initiative.
Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12, 2018     9 AM – 5 PM

Diaspora Summit Program


Diaspora Summit III Action Fair, Saturday, May 12, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies will hold its 3rd annual Action Fair during the Puerto Rico/Puerto Ricans Diaspora Summit III, on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  

This fair is a diaspora networking and community-building event. Meet and greet community leaders from around the country and exchange ideas for affecting social change for our people. 

May 11, 2018 at 9:00am - May 12, 2018
Silberman School of Social Work
Lili Santiago-Silva
Heshima Moja Tiana Ocasio Merriam Ansara Mayra Lopez-Humphreys Andres Torres Anita Bulan Will Rodriguez-Badger Raúl Ramos Maximino Rivera Karina Betancourt Sigfrido Benitez milroy cobus Zenaida Muslin Eden Rivera Mayra Cruz Addriana Montalvo Migdalia Andujar Victor Quintana Jesse Cosme Jessica Collazo Blanca Santiago George Hernandez Robert Romero Zahidel Alvarado Lydia Vega Maria Davis Wanda Lopez Lilah Mejia Eddie Andujar John Lopez Carol Widom Liza Von Rabenau James Flores Richard Guerra Joe Rodriguez Grace Torres Firpi AnnMarie Martinez Cynthia Bielicki Sandra ReyesCollazo Rafaela Ronnie Billini-Olivero Diana Torres Wilma Feliciano Julie Garay Iris Lopez Luis Rodriguez Marilyn Figueroa Clara Rodriguez Jessica Casanova

Who's RSVPing

Will you come?

Showing 428 reactions

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.


get updates