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Organizing Puerto Rican; The goal is for political influence - on the island as well as the mainland.

Nov 04, 2019 - Philadelphia Inquirer

ABSTRACT

The goal is for political influence - on the island as well as the mainland.

It was Saturday afternoon and 40 Philly Puerto Ricans had gathered in a room taking turns at the mic to discuss the issues facing a population with a complicated relationship to the United States: its citizenship status, the economic oversight of the island, people's health, and endless corruption among elected officials, to name a few.

This was the inaugural People of Puerto Rico Assem...