Join the #OurPowerPRnyc Campaign to Demand a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico

Close to three months after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico, many Puerto Ricans are struggling for survival and fighting to remain, reclaim, and rebuild. The crisis unfolding in Puerto Rico continues to magnify as the United States government interferes within emergency aid and threatens to bury Puerto Rico in more debt.  What is happening in Puerto Rico is a climate crisis fueled by a long legacy of colonization and extraction. Learn More

#OurPowerPRnyc is a community-led initiative of the Puerto Rican diaspora guided by the Jemez Principles of Democratic Organizing. To find out more and to join the #OurPowerPRnyc campaign, please fill out this form.

PCM 2017

Last year UPROSE marched with the It Takes Roots contingent along with our sisters and brothers in the national climate justice movement.

We marched for Brooklyn, for the Front lines of the Climate Crisis, for young people of color, for our PachaMama 

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UPROSE has achieved multiple groundbreaking accomplishments in community-based planning and development.

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy in fall 2012, it has intensified its focus on the adaptation of Sunset Park to the changing climate and to deepening its community resiliency. Come Join Us!   

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climate Justice youth Summit

The Climate Justice Youth Summit is the largest gathering of its kind in the United States. Hundreds of young people of color gather to learn about climate justice and just transitions through an innovative agenda that is entirely developed and implemented by youth leaders. Scenes from the 2017 CJYS were shot by Rae Breaux and Destiny Mata.

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