Harlem’s Rep. Adriano Espaillat Discusses Hurricane Recovery Efforts In Puerto Rico

Today, Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat joined C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to discuss the ongoing hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Support To Individuals & Families From The Hurricanes

Mayor de Blasio announced today that a service center will open next week to support displaced individuals and families from Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands following recent hurricanes. Continue Reading →

Hundreds Raise Money For Puerto Rico In Harlem

PX11 reports that the night was called Boricuas United. Hundreds gathered in East Harlem for a Puerto Rican relief fund raiser with lots of style, Salsa and substance. Continue Reading →

Harlem Doctor And Others Respond To FEMA’s Absence Deep In Puerto Rico’s Countryside

NY Daily News reports on a great story of New York-based physicians are answering desperate calls to bring aid to Puerto Rico, sending teams of medical professionals to hard-to-access parts of the hurricane-battered island that have been largely neglected by the federal government’s relief effort. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: Chef José Andrés Is Helping Puerto Rico Hurricane Survivors

By Lil Nickelson

Washington, DC’s only true hero, Chef José Andrés, has once again jumped into action in response to a natural disaster.   Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Joined MSNBC’s Chris Matthews To Discuss Puerto Rico Relief

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat, joined MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews” on Tuesday to discuss relief efforts for Puerto Rico, his 10-point plan for recovery.
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Join El Museo del Barrio As They Host An ‘ARTE FOR PUERTO RICO’ Fundraiser

El Museo del Barrio is proud to present ‘ARTE FOR PUERTO RICO,’ an #arte #music benefit aimed at providing relief efforts for ‘La Isla’.
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East Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Slams Federal Response To Puerto Rico Crisis

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito pulled no punches Monday in blasting Washington’s response to the crisis in Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat Pushes For $20B Hurricane Relief

NY Daily News reports that the U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat said he’ll push for Congress to sign off this week on $20 billion in emergency aid for Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Hurricane Maria Relief: How Harlemites Can Help Puerto Rico And Other Disaster Victims

NY Curbed reports that Puerto Rico is facing a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island last week. Continue Reading →

Gavin Brown’s Enterprise In Harlem Host Fundraiser For Puerto Rico

Artnews reports that the Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in New York will host a fundraiser organized by Rirkrit Tiravanija to benefit Puerto Rico, which has recently faced mass destruction after two Category Five hurricanes. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Statement On Federal Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement today on federal efforts to provide relief to affected areas throughout the Caribbean in aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Continue Reading →

Joint Press Conference With Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Other Electeds ON Hurricane Maria

Joint press conference with Harlem city council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Mayor Bill de Blasio, and many other electeds on Hurricane Maria:

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Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Commish Eposito Announce Hurricane Maria Relief

As Hurricane Maria barrels through Puerto Rico, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito announced efforts the City is making to help with the recovery. Continue Reading →

Speaker Mark-Viverito Sends Off NYC Emergency Responders To Puerto Rico (Photos)

A mini-photographic essay of the response from the East Harlem‘s City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito: Continue Reading →