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G-8, Grupo de las Ocho Comunidades Aledañas al Caño Martín Peña

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The ENLACE Cano Martin Pena Project (ENLACE Project) is an innovative initiative that pursues the environmental rehabilitation of the Cano Martin Pena (CMP), a highly polluted tidal channel in the heart of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the social, economic, and urban transformation of its surrounding communities through participatory democracy, community organizing, and intersectoral partnerships that guarantee residents a central role and empowerment. Three institutions that work in close partnership were designed by seven communities adjacent to the Cano Martin Pena to facilitate the implementation of the ENLACE Project. The Fideicomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena (Fideicomiso) is a com... read more

Project Leaders
Maria Santiago
Maria Santiago
Maria del Mar Santiago Cruz, Mario Nunez Mercado, Jimmy Blanco, Mariolga Julia Pacheco, Maria Teresa Rodriguez Mattei, Maria Inirio
Organization Information
#51 Calle Quisqueya esq. Calle Uruguay
San Juan, 00917
Puerto Rico
Organization Information
#51 Calle Quisqueya esq. Calle Uruguay
San Juan, 00917
Puerto Rico

Project Reports

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Mar 31, 2023
Resiliency Centers for Renewing Energies
The community leaders, who are volunteers and residents of the Caño Martín Peña communities, carry out exhausting and strenuous work. During 365 days a year, they fight for the...
Dec 2, 2022
Resiliency Centers in the face of Fiona's emergency
Last September, Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Fiona, which caused disasters in many parts of the archipelago. It was all expectation and fear to be affected by another hurricane and relive the same...
Aug 4, 2022
G-8 Communities Will Get Environmental Justice
It is with great joy and pride that we can say that the dredging of the Martín Peña Channel is closer every day. The struggle of almost 20 years has paid off. In recent weeks, the first...
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