Media Mentions

Puerto Rican Agenda joins Chicago Delegation visit to Puerto Rico 

El Nuevo Dia (March 23, 2018) https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/locales/nota/elalcaldedechicagoyluisgutierrezviajaranalaisla-2408913/

WGN (March 23, 2018) http://wgntv.com/2018/03/23/comed-crew-from-chicago-in-puerto-rico-to-help-out/ 

WGN (March 23, 2018) http://wgntv.com/2018/03/23/chicago-delegation-arrives-in-puerto-rico-with-supplies/

WGN (March 24, 2018) http://wgntv.com/2018/03/24/chicago-mayor-praises-puerto-ricos-resiliency-and-resolve-as-island-rebuilds/

El Nuevo Dia (March 25, 2018) https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/locales/nota/luisgutierrezlamentalapocaayudafederalqueharecibidolaisla-2409232/

 

Hurricane Relief Updates 

WBEZ-Morning Shift (January 22, 2018) https://www.wbez.org/shows/morning-shift/update-on-chicagos-puerto-rico-relief-efforts/605f44be-112b-4e2f-8ae8-3dfb14bfeda6

Desde la Otra Orilla (January 4, 2018) https://soundcloud.com/desdelaotraorilla/desde-la-otra-orilla-with-tina-pacione-zayas

Chicago SunTimes-https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/lin-manuel-miranda-puerto-rico-relief-efforts-humboldt-park-chicago/

 

Evacuee Resettlement

Medill-http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/six-months-after-the-storm-how-two-women-navigate-life-post-hurricane-maria/

Newsy-https://www.newsy.com/stories/hurricane-evacuees-at-home-within-the-puerto-rican-diaspora/

Belt Magazine-http://beltmag.com/hurricane-maria-evacuees-chicago/

WLS-https://www.google.com/amp/abc7chicago.com/amp/community-events/puerto-rican-evacuees-celebrate-first-christmas-in-chicago-/2804812/

WLS-http://abc7chicago.com/education/puerto-rican-student-enrolls-in-chicago-school-after-hurricane-devastates-island-/2513340/

Chicago Sun Times-https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/chicago-puerto-rico-hurricane-evacuees/

WBEZ Worldview-https://www.wbez.org/shows/worldview/puerto-rican-artists-to-the-rescue/422f3f39-d013-4fdb-9407-9396a8401744

 

Pallets in Puerto Rico Campaign Coverage 10/17-10/21

Fox 32-https://www.facebook.com/Fox32Chicago/videos/10156317849043797/

Univision-http://www.univision.com/chicago/wgbo/chicago-sigue-recaudando-ayuda-humanitaria-para-enviar-a-puerto-rico-video

Chicago Sun Times-https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/brown-in-one-puerto-rican-village-the-river-ran-wild/  https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/puerto-rico-hurricane-relief-brown/

 

Pallets and Planes Campaign Coverage 9/30-10/16

Hurricane Devastation in Puerto Rico Personally Impacts U Professor

WBEZ Morning Shift-https://www.wbez.org/shows/morning-shift/as-puerto-rico-suffers-chicago-steps-up/6226f19c-b962-41cb-84d0-b75ec2494c80

WGN-http://wgntv.com/2017/10/09/chicago-organizations-collecting-donations-for-puerto-rico-after-hurricane-maria/

670 The Score-https://omny.fm/shows/interviews-on-670-the-score/score-values-puerto-rico-hurricane-relief

Illinois Public Radio, The 21st-https://soundcloud.com/21st-show/pr-aid

WLS-http://abc7.com/news/trumps-attacks-on-san-juan-mayor-spark-outrage/2471748/

WCIU-http://www.wciu.com/videos/thejam/the-puerto-rican-agenda-rallies-relief-efforts

 

Puerto Rican Agenda Meets with Senator Dick Durbin 9/29

DNA Info-https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170929/humboldt-park/senator-dick-durbin-puerto-rico-hurricanes-aid-alderman-maldonado

 

Second plane departs 9/28

WGN- http://wgntv.com/2017/09/28/chicago-sends-relief-supplies-to-puerto-rico-victims/

WLS- http://abc7chicago.com/society/hurricane-relief-supplies-headed-to-puerto-rico-from-chicago/2451885/

Financial Buzz-http://www.financialbuzz.com/puerto-rico-and-mexico-get-earthquake-relief-888220

 

First plane departs 9/25-9/26

Remezcla- http://remezcla.com/culture/as-the-federal-governments-relief-efforts-fail-the-puerto-rican-diaspora-

steps-up

WTTW- http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2017/09/26/trump-touts-good-job-puerto-rico-chicago-residents-take-action

Tribune- http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-disaster-aid-met-20170926-story.html

CBS- http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/09/25/puerto-rico-federal-aid-hurriance-maria

ABC- http://abc7chicago.com/society/hurricane-relief-supplies-headed-to-puerto-rico-from-chicago/2451885

Univision- http://www.univision.com/chicago/wgbo/noticias/huracan-maria/avion-con-toneladas-de-ayuda-sale-de-chicago-para-puerto-rico

Fairydetox- http://fairydetox.org/2017/09/26/the-us-government-couldnt-care-less-about-helping-puerto.html

La Opinion- https://laopinion.com/2017/09/25/avion-repleto-de-ayuda-humanitaria-despega-de-chicago-con-rumbo-a-puerto-rico

NBC- http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Cargo-Plane-Filled-With-Supplies-Heads-from-Chicago-to-Puerto-Rico-447634863.html

Yahoo via ABC7- https://www.yahoo.com/news/hurricane-relief-supplies-headed-puerto-162240114.html

WBEZ- https://www.wbez.org/shows/morning-shift/local-organizations-rally-for-puerto-rico-in-wake-of-hurricanes-irma-maria/c303d43f-1a66-404a-a156-e5de9b8e1858

 

Hurricane Relief News Conference 9/20-9/21

CBS- http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/09/21/hurricane-maria-puerto-rico-help

Tribune- http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-chicago-hurricane-maria-relief-20170921-story.html

WGN- http://wgntv.com/2017/09/21/chicago-mobilizes-to-help-hurricane-quake-victims

ABC- http://abc7chicago.com/society/chicagos-mexican-puerto-rican-communities-unite-to-help-disaster-victims/2440362

Univision- http://www.univision.com/chicago/wgbo/noticias/huracan-irma/puertorriquenos-en-chicago-preocupados-por-la-suerte-de-sus-familiares-tras-el-paso-de-maria-video

Univsion- http://www.univision.com/chicago/wgbo/noticias/huracan-maria/puertorriquenos-en-chicago-se-organizan-para-mandar-ayuda-a-damnificados-de-maria

Univision Dallas- http://www.univision.com/dallas/kuvn/noticias/huracan-maria/diaspora-puertorriquena-se-organiza-para-dar-una-mano-a-su-isla-tras-el-huracan-maria

DNAinfo- https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170919/humboldt-park/hurricane-maria-emergency-fundraiser-humboldt-park-puerto-rico

Chicago Sun-Times- http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/two-cultural-groups-create-fund-for-mexico-and-puerto-rico-relief

Hoy Los Angeles- http://www.hoylosangeles.com/noticias/internacional/efe-3386407-13389911-20170921-story.html

El Nuevo Dia- https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/eeuu/nota/enmarchadesdeeeuulosesfuerzoscivicosparaauxiliarapuertorico-2359561

Chicago leaders call for aid for Puerto Rico, underscoring city’s close ties to island

Anticipating Hurricane Maria

NBC (September 20, 2017) https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Chicagoans-Wait-For-Word-From-Family-in-Hurricane-Battered-Puerto-Rico-446280603.html

WGN (September 19, 2017) http://wgntv.com/2017/09/19/chicago-mobilizes-for-puerto-rican-relief-effort/

CBS (September 19, 2017) http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/09/19/puerto-rico-braces-for-category-5-hurricane-maria/

WGN (September 18, 2017) http://wgntv.com/2017/09/18/hurricane-maria-strengthens-to-category-3-heads-toward-puerto-rico/ 

 

Response to Hurricane Irma

Chicago Tribune (September 8, 2017) http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-responds-0909-20170908-story.html

WLS (September 8, 2017) https://www.facebook.com/willjonesabc7/videos/2000900090188512/?hc_ref=ARRiOj0uREfR5zeA8CXXnaC1AdRKSB2WYrnObL3627GinrEYJJX86vzb_E2pYbWMIMs