PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Sunday, August 4, 2019; Puerto Rican Parade, 2955 W. 38thStreet: The Arroyo Family celebrates while watching the parade go past their house.
(Plain Press, June 2018) Hispanic Alliance announced the creation of a new Welcome Hub that will provide bilingual resources and guidance to the area’s Latino population and services such as affordable housing, jobs and schools. The May 3 launching of the Welcome Hub took place at the Hispanic Alliance office located on the ground floor … Continue reading
(Plain Press, December 2017) Puerto Rico was ravaged by hurricane Maria, leaving millions in need of shelter, water and other goods. Local artists Eileen Sheehan and Linda Zolten Wood are coming together to help to help families in need on the island through an event called CLE ART for Puerto Rico. The upcoming event … Continue reading
To the Editor: (Plain Press, November 2017) On behalf of Esperanza, I express my gratitude for the numerous calls and emails we have received from our supporters, checking on the welfare of our family and friends in Puerto Rico and to lend your support in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. More than half – … Continue reading
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services asks Plain Press readers to pass information to loved ones in Puerto Rico Public Service Announcement, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 The infrastructure damage in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria has significantly impacted residents’ ability to get vital health and safety information. There are a significant number of residents … Continue reading