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CNY-11122015

“Catholic Charities has donated $5,000 in a food drive that will feed more than 100 families 20,000 meals through a partnership with Cáritas de Puerto Rico… The event was held in conjunction with the SOMOS el Futuro Legislative Conference Nov. 5-8 at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan.”

11/12/2015

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“New York lawmakers traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico Thursday in hopes of lending a helping hand as the island suffers through a devastating fiscal crisis.”

11/6/2015

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“The annual fall Somos conference is getting underway with a surging attendance and a revamped slogan highlighting that Latino New Yorkers deserve better now, according to Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, chairman of the chamber’s Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force.”

11/5/2015


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“Gov. Andrew Cuomo and many other state leaders are in Puerto Rico for an annual conference focused on the issues facing New York’s Latino communities.”

11/5/2015

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“Cuomo and many other state leaders attended the annual Somos el Futuro conference, which focuses on the issues facing New York’s Latino residents.”

11/5/2015

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“’We are working, DFS is working with the federal agency, HHS, on both protecting the consumers and investigating to see whether there was any wrongdoing,’ Cuomo told reporters in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he is attending the Somos El Futuro conference.”

11/5/2015

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“While Congress turns its back on the economic crisis in Puerto Rico, New York’s leaders are rushing to aid the island.”

11/3/2015

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“Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are scheduled to appear at a rally in San Juan, Puerto Rico, later this week to discuss the island’s health care crisis, according to people familiar with the event.”

11/2/2015

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“This year’s conference coincides with a critical juncture in our nation’s history, as candidates for the highest office in the country outline their solutions for the most pressing issues of our time.”

10/28/2015

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“In an exclusive interview in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican Senate President Eduardo Bhatia tells City & State TV that a large rally is planned for Thursday, Nov. 5 – coinciding with the start of the Somos el Futuro fall conference.”

10/19/2015

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“Both Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans are intertwined with the well-being of New York state and our nation. The complex relationship began with a payment to Spain in 1898 for a sum of $570 million in 2015 dollars. The island’s residents became U.S. citizens in 1917 and Puerto Rico became a commonwealth of the United States in 1952.”

10/8/2015

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“The high poverty levels were publicized Friday by Bronx Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, who is this year’s chair of the Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force and they come as Hispanic lawmakers and others are kicking off the spring conference of Somos el Futuro (We Are the Future) at the state Capitol.”

3/20/2015

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“The upcoming fall 2014 SOMOS El Futuro Conference presents an opportunity for all New Yorkers who are concerned about equal rights and social justice to renew their commitment to these essential ideals and to embark on new efforts to bring them closer to reality.”

10/9/2014

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“Somos el Futuro is a critical platform for legislators to gather, discuss timely issues that impact our community and develop plans for the future.”

10/2/2015

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“It is my pleasure to again work closely with SOMOS El Futuro in the upcoming November conference. Every year, Somos hosts major conferences in the spring and fall. This year’s San Juan meeting promises to be our best yet.”

9/10/2014

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“Each year, we come together after the general election to participate in the “Somos El Futuro” conference. We come together not merely as Latinos, but as elected officials and community and business leaders from all walks of life to discuss the future of our city, our state and our nation.”

9/3/2014

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“Students, members of the state Senate and Assembly, labor leaders and others spoke at a news conference at the Empire State Plaza organized by Felix Ortiz, a Brooklyn Democrat who chairs the state Legislature’s Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force and is chairman of the Somos conference.”

3/22/2014

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“Dozens of New York leaders gathered Friday in Puerto Rico at a legislative conference to discuss Latino issues and meet with candidates vying for top political positions in the largest U.S. city.”

11/8/2013

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Somos El Futuro is celebrating the 26 anniversary of their Bi-Annual Conference which will take place from March 22-24.

3/18/2013