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Rebuilding with Resilience: Puerto Rico Community Engagement Stories

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial, is excited to display a collection of stories about community resilience and heroism in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. By presenting exemplary recovery efforts and methodologies of three Puerto Rico-focused organizations: ResilientSEEResilient Power Puerto Rico, and The Puerto Rican Agenda, it is our hope that these stories inspire others to take action to create a more resilient Puerto Rico—and a more resilient world—for generations to come.Other participating organizations in the exhibition include Enterprise Community PartnersReImagina Puerto Rico, and Mercy Corps Puerto Rico.

Panelists include:

Laurie Schoeman – Senior Program Director at Enterprise Community Partners
Malu Blázquez Arsuaga – Executive Director of ReImagina Puerto Rico
Yanel de Angel – Co-founder, ResilientSEE-PR, Principal, Perkins and Will
Jonathan Marvel – Co-founder, Resilient Power Puerto Rico, Principal, Marvel Architects
Jose E. Lopez – Executive Director, The Puerto Rican Agenda

Moderated by Pedro Sifre, Principal at SGH Engineers