Puerto Rico: Facts and Realities of Living Under PROMESA

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
8:30-10:30am
Joseph S. Murphy Institute
25 W. 43rd St., 18th Floor

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New York City Chapter of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement & The Murphy Institute for Worker Education & Labor Studies Present

Puerto Rico: Facts and Realities of Living Under PROMESA

 

Speakers

Jose La Luz is credited as a key strategist and architect of the campaign for passage of Law 45, granting bargaining rights for over 120,000 public employees in Puerto Rico. He is the Public Policy Director of the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) and a veteran trade unionist.

Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan @lyciaora is a human rights lawyer who works on the intersection of racial and gender justice in both domestic and international contexts. She is president of the National Lawyers Guild and Associate Counsel at LatinoJustice PRLDEF.

Nelson Denis @NelsonADenis is the author of “War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror In America‚Äôs Colony.” He is an attorney, playwright, film director, and former representative to the NYS Assembly.

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