Berkeley College Meets with New York Legislators at 2016 SOMOS Puerto Rico Conference

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

BERKELEY COLLEGE MEETS WITH NEW YORK LEGISLATORS 
AT 2016 SOMOS PUERTO RICO CONFERENCE

Berkeley College

 

Photo Caption: Students and officials from Berkeley College journeyed to the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to participate in the 2016 SOMOS Puerto Rico Conference, held from November 9 to 13, 2016. Hosted by SOMOS el Futuro in collaboration with the New York State Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, the annual fall conference brings together legislators, scholars, business and labor leaders to address concerns currently effecting the Latino community in New York, Puerto Rico, and beyond.

Pictured above, Berkeley College students Rebecca Aguilera (Left) of Maumelle, AR, and Alexis Gonzalez (Right) of Queens, NY, meet with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Representative for New York’s 8th District. Pictured below (L to R), Dallas Reed, PhD, Berkeley College Vice President, Student Development and Campus Life; Mr. Gonzalez; Robert E Cornegy, Jr., New York City Council Member and Chair, Committee on Small Business (36th District); and Ms. Aguilera during the 2016 SOMOS Puerto Rico Conference.

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