Bootcamp fundraiser held to help Puerto Rico high school

Elias Hubbard
November 20, 2017

Protesters marched Sunday in Washington in solidarity with hurricane-hit Puerto Rico, criticizing the lackluster USA response to the storm and calling for reform. The U.S. territory was devastated by Hurricane Maria in September, and Trump's unforgivably slow response to the crisis has killed hundreds, with death toll estimates ranging from 472 to 900.

Hundreds of people marched in support of Puerto Rico on Sunday, November 19, calling for reforms that organizers said would help the USA territory, according to the event's website.

Roughly two months after Hurricane Maria made landfall there, Puerto Rico is still struggling to recover. Lin-Manuel Miranda has also been sharing photos from the march to social media, using the hashtag #UnityMarchForPeurtoRico. We need to help our fellow Americans.

Members of the Hispanic Federation participate in the Unity March to highlight the ongoing humanitarian and natural disaster crisis in Puerto Rico, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on November 19, 2017. He has invited several clergy members from the storm-ravaged island to take part.

"I have family in Puerto Rico, they still don't have clean water, they don't have electricity, I can barely get a call in to them, and that is a major, major problem, and it's not being addressed", she said. As always, you can help by calling your representatives to demand action, or by donating to Puerto Rico disaster recovery efforts, such as the Hispanic Federation's. "So what does that say about the priorities of this administration when it comes to Puerto Rico?" he asked.

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