Connections: An update on Puerto Rico and how Rochesterians are providing support
A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit Puerto Rico on Saturday. It's the latest in a series of earthquakes and aftershocks that have shaken the island over the past several weeks.
Puerto Ricans in Rochester are coming together to offer relief and support. Our guests discuss their efforts and the broader response from the mainland. In studio:
- Glory Harris, director of stability, education, and employment services at Ibero American Action League
- Miguel Meléndez, chief community engagement officer for Ibero American Action League
- Jeremias Maneiro, volunteer with Ibero American Action League, and founding member of Puertorriquenos en La Distancia
- RoseMary Villarubbia-Izzo, Rochesterian who lives part-time in Puerto Rico