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Juan González at Rutgers University

Camden, NJ

March 30, 2018 | Friday | 12:00 pm

Rutgers University

303 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102 ( see map )
Join Juan González, co-host of Democracy Now! and author of RECLAIMING GOTHAM: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities, for a talk. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto will give the keynote address in the morning at this all-day event.

Juan, Mayor Yulín Cruz Soto, and others will speak during a symposium at Rutgers titled “A Call to Action: Future Challenges for a New Puerto Rico,” which unites experts in dialogue and conversation around the current state of affairs in Puerto Rico and the future challenges and opportunities in rebuilding the island following the devastation of Hurricane Maria in September 2017.

This event is free, but RSVP is encouraged. Get tickets

Juan González

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Juan González has been a professional journalist for more than 30 years and was a staff columnist at the New York Daily News from 1987 to 2016. He is a two-time recipient of the George Polk Award for commentary (1998 and 2010), and the first reporter in New York City to consistently expose the health effects arising from the September 11, 2001...