NEWYORICANGIRL continues her petition efforts for equal voting rights for Puerto Rico; interviewing U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) who states he’d be willing to consider this idea…
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NEWYORICANGIRL on WIPR (PBS, Puerto Rico) courtesy of Center fo Puerto Rican Studies Hunter College Hola mi gente. My apologies for not having posted in awhile. My page on Facebook (Newyoricangirl News & Views) has thousands of followers and it’s where I spend most of my blogging time. Please consider hanging out with us over […]
“You must do the thing you think you cannot do…” – Eleanor Roosevelt Before I became a full time Journalist and Author, I graduated from four tough leadership programs. They all taught me the same thing in different ways – a leader must always be taking on new and challenging adventures. I’m stepping outside of […]
Photo Stories by Julia’s Portfolio: Photography has remained my best friend throughout my life – a passion I still rely on to inspire me, soothe me and constantly challenge me to live outside my comfort zone. These days, I’m especially proud of my collaboration with USA Today’s website (the “Your Take” link) which features my work […]
It’s been 6 months since I’ve posted on my Blog here. Back then, I found myself so frustrated with both President Obama and my broader Hispanic community in their lack of concern or leadership on issues related to Puerto Rico that I thought it best to step back for awhile. Last month (November 2014), when Obama […]
Dear Hispanic community, I hate to say I told you so, but I did. Politico is reporting today that immigration reform is dead. I continue to say that if Congress can continue to treat Puerto Rico (it’s legal Hispanic American citizens) so badly, what makes you think that your community will be treated any differently? To […]