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Saturday, March 23 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Online Organizing in Puerto Rican and Dominican American Communities

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Online Organizing is growng in New York's Puerto Rican and Dominican American communities. Hear what key organizations, elected officials and individual activsts are doing and what their goals are for the future of online organizing. There have been many discussions about online organizing in latin@ communities but this may be the first session to focus on people of Puerto Rican or Dominican heritage specifically.

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Joaquin Guerra

Regional Field Director, Center for Community Change
Joaquín Guerra is the 2013 winner of the SXSW Social Revolución Mobilizer Award and is the Regional Field Director for Keeping Families Together, the immigration reform campaign sponsored by the Center for Community Change (CCC).  He previously served as the Digital Campaign... Read More →


Katie Lyon-Hart

Communications, Make the Road New York
Katie Lyon-Hart manages external communications, including print, web, events, and social media at Make the Road New York, the state’s largest participatory immigrant organization. Katie has made her home at MRNY since 2006, first as a volunteer youth media educator and then working... Read More →
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Camille Rivera

Executive Director, United NY
Camille Rivera is the Executive Director of UnitedNY, which has been instrumental in helping to frame the 99-percent/one-percent narrative. The group has been extremely active in building support for job creation, wage fairness and worker justice here in New York City. The group... Read More →
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Joe Taranto

Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito
Joe Taranto currently serves as the Deputy Chief of Staff for NYC Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito. He oversees the Council Member's legislative agenda, discretionary and participatory budgeting processes and all media and communications. He previously worked in immigrant rights... Read More →
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Patricia Valoy

Co-Host, Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio
Patricia Valoy is a Civil Engineer, feminist blogger, and radio host working and living in New York City. She writes about feminist issues from the perspective of a Latina and a woman in Engineering. You can read more of her writings on her blog Womanisms at patriciavaloy.b... Read More →

Saturday March 23, 2013 2:00pm - 3:15pm EDT
Second Floor Classroom B

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