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Junta works with state representatives to secure education and housing assistance for Hurricane Maria evacuees.

August 23, 2018

State representative Juan Candelaria championed the passage of a bill this session that appropriated $1.5 million in aid to the departments of education, housing, and social services to help the approximately 13,000 families that have come to Connecticut from Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

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Immigration advocate from Junta For Progressive Action talks about the current political environment under Trump.

June 11, 2018

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Connecticut allocates $1.5M for Hurricane Maria aid.

June 6, 2018

Junta for Progressive Action will be one of nine Connecticut Hispanic organizations that will receive funding from DSS for human resource development-Hispanic programs targeting displaced families from Puerto Rico temporarily residing in New Haven.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal speaks at JUNTA for Progressive Action about families being separated under President Trump’s crackdown.

June 5, 2018

Mother from Ecuador seeking treatment for cervical cancer tells U.S. senator about her 19-year old son being forcibly stripped from her when they crossed the border.

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Connecticut continues to assist Puerto Ricans displaced during Hurricane Maria.

June 5, 2018

State representative speaks at Junta For Progressive Action on how Connecticut is assisting Puerto Ricans who were displaced by Hurricane Maria.

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Junta for Progressive Action assists Hurricane Maria evacuee needing kidney transplant to find temporary accommodations while waiting for new kidney.

January 30, 2018

When he arrived in New Haven on Oct. 7, staff at the city’s designated point of entry, Junta For Progressive Action in Fair Haven, connected him to the Fair Haven Community Health Care and with Yale-New Haven Hospital, where the procedures will be done. The staff found him a room at the La Quinta hotel, on Long Wharf.

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