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Session 2: Saturday, June 2nd: 12:00 - 1:50pm
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The event is about how solidarity missions between unions in Puerto Rico, USVI and the US after the hurricanes have helped to build solidarity in challenging privatization and austerity measures that harm workers and the public and, importantly, how workers in Puerto Rico are fighting back.


Rhadames Rivera is the Strategic Planning Director of UGT/1199 and was instrumental in bringing NYSNA nurses to Puerto Rico to serve in medical missions. Mr. Rivera is a former staff of SEIU1199.

Rafael Feliciano is the former President of the Federacion de Maestro de Puerto Rico (FMPR) and the current Secretary of FMPR.

Diploma: Helene Fund School of Practical Nursing 1975
AAS Nursing: Borough of Manhattan Community College 1980
MS Health Education SUNY Empire State 1997
MSN-FNP College of Mt St Vincent 2005
A New York City native, President Sheridan-Gonzalez dedicated more than

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