The recent upheaval in Puerto Rico demonstrates that now, more than ever, progressives must incorporate Puerto Rican self-determination into policy and political agendas.
Puerto Rican families continue to suffer from unemployment and food insecurity following hurricanes Irma and Maria. They deserve to be able to put food on the table for their families, and Congress should address this much-needed funding now.
A year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico’s electric grid, the commonwealth should adopt best practices for reliability, affordability, and emissions reductions from leading states.
CAP sent a delegation of staff to Puerto Rico; here’s what we learned.
As Puerto Rico continues to recover from hurricanes Irma and Maria, relief efforts must emphasize gender equity.
Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Trump administration must commit to long-term and equitable hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico.
Congress needs to take action in order to mitigate Hurricane Maria’s effects on the already underprivileged children of Puerto Rico.
After weathering two devastating storms, Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover as the federal government fails to provide short-term and long-term relief.
Disaster aid for hurricane-affected areas should focus on creating long-term resilience to extreme weather and supporting communities with the fewest resources to rebuild.