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.
The United States has a failing record on responsiveness to communities of color following natural disasters—a record that has only worsened under the Trump administration.
Six months since Hurricane Maria made landfall, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands face the same preventable public health crises and trauma that afflicted Gulf Coast communities after Katrina.