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Wed, Mar 18


Florida State Capitol

Puerto Rico Day at the Florida Capital 2020

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Puerto Rico Day at the Florida Capital 2020
Puerto Rico Day at the Florida Capital 2020

Time & Location

Mar 18, 2020, 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Florida State Capitol, 400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399, USA

About the Event


Van leaving from: Deltona, FL 3:30am Van leaving from: West Palm Beach, FL 12:00am Van leaving from: Port St. Lucie, FL 1:30am

March 4th, 2020 8:00 am to 8:30 am – Breakfast at the Capitol 22nd Floor – Sponsored by: Speaker Lt Governor Jeanette Nuñez

8:30 am to 9:00 am – Forum: Census Panelists: Glen Gilzean from Urban League, Yanidsi Velez from Hispanic Federation and Kira Romero from Latino Justice

9:00 am to 9:30 am – Forum: Where does Puerto Rico go after the SCOTUS decision in US vs. Sanchez Valle. Presented by Puerto Rico Statehood Council Speaker: Howard Hills, ESQ.

9:30 am to 10:30 am – Panel A: Education: (Native Language - HB 515) Panelists: Rep. Ana Maria Rodriguez, Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, Dra. Ilia Y. Matos, Member, Florida Commission for Independent Education, and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs for Ana G. Méndez University Moderator: Yanidsi Velez

10:30 am – 11:00 am - Break

11:00 am to 12:00 pm – Panel B: Health: (Insulin – HB 109) Panelists: Rep. Anna Eskamani

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch – Sponsored by Hispanic Federation

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Forum: Natural disaster facing Puerto Rico Presented by Fernando Rivera, Director of the Puerto Rico Research Hub

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm – Lobbying

2:30 PM TO 3:45 PM - Documentary Film “Hurricane Maria & the Ame-Rican Dream” presented by Urbander

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Farewell – Sponsored by Hispanic Federation

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Buses Departure from Tallahassee

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