Here’s what you might have missed last week:
A group of students, former students, and volunteers from the community of Río Piedras provide free food for students of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Río Piedras Campus who are not able to afford lunch. For the creators of this project, each plate represents an act of resistance and political affirmation. “I do not eat austerity,” is the slogan of Comedor Social Universitario.
In order to raise funds for an artist from the Editorial Casa Luna and to create an inclusive space, the arts and literature festival La Juntilla was celebrated in Taller Libertá in Mayagüez. Ketsia Ramos, one of the organizers, said that besides the fundraiser and creating a safe space, the event helps make visible the complicated experiences the LGBTTQI+ community face in their lives, especially those of transexuals.
The festivities season is beginning, and we understand how family reunions may be complicated for some. That is why Pulso Estudiantil shares four tips to survive family reunions during the holiday season.
The event Roadtrip Esperanza is celebrated annually and impacts different communities from the metropolitan area. The volunteers from different student associations joined to do community service, and help different shelters and community centers.