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Juan González at the University of Denver

Denver, CO

April 16, 2018 | Monday | 8:30 am

Anna & John J. Sie International Relations Complex, University of Denver

2201 South Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80208 ( 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 public talk.

The Latino Leadership Institute at University of Denver, DU’s Josef Korbel School Latin America Cente, and Boricuas Unidos en la Diáspora–BUDPR will host a panel discussion between distinguished academics and members of the Puerto Rican Community. Panelists include:

Juan González, award-winning journalist, author and co-host of Democracy Now!

Prof. Jaqueline N Font-Guzmán, author of the award-winning book “Experiencing Puerto Rican Citizenship and Cultural Nationalism.”

Prof. Annette Martinez, Executive Director of the Caribbean Institute for Human Rights.

Jimmy Torres-Vélez, President of the Puerto Rican Action Initiative of Central Florida.

Annette Martinez, Executive Director, Caribbean Institute for Human Rights

Dr. Raymond Laureano, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Denver

Luis Ponce Ruiz, Co-Founder, Boricuas Unidos en la Diaspora, LLI Fellowship Alumnus

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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...