When September 29, 2023 at 9:00am 1 day 11 hrs
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The Florida Chapter of the National Puerto Rican Agenda Presents:

the 2023 Educational Summit

NPRA-FL has partnered with the Puerto Rican Bar Association (PRBA) and the Puerto Rican Legal Clinic of Florida to offer two dynamic panel workshops as well as a vibrant, Bomba y Plena performance for attendees.  Please join us for impactful conversations, connections, and collaborations September 29-30, 2023 at the Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida.

Friday, September 29, 11 AM- 1:00 PM 

Dr. Carlos Vargas-Ramos “The Political Impact of Puerto Rican Migration”
Director for Public Policy, External and Media Relations, and Development
Center for Puerto Rican Studies (CENTRO), Hunter College/CUNY

Influential scholar Dr.  Vargas-Ramos will lead this not-to-be-missed panel discussion and share his research and distinctive approach in illustrating the impact of migration on Puerto Rican political behavior, political attitudes and orientations, as well as on issues of racial identity.  Take a deep-dive with us and explore how demographic changes among Puerto Rican and other Hispanics may affect representation at the congressional and county levels.

Saturday, September 30, 12:30 PM- 3:00 PM

Dr. Fernando Rivera “The NEW Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Laws & How They Impact Education”
Professor of Sociology/Founding Director of The Puerto Rican Research HUB
University of Central Florida (UCF)

Distinguished Professor and Social Scientist, Dr. Rivera will moderate an energetic and collegial Q&A panel featuring prominent legal experts on the distinct impact of Florida’s school and workplace Diversity, Equity, Inclusion laws on the Hispanic student community.

In addition, a Bomba performance will be showcased by the Escuela de Bomba y Plena Tata Cepeda.

We hope to see you there!

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