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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 del Mar Santiago
Maria del Mar Santiago
Maria del Mar Santiago, 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

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Feb 26, 2021
Resiliency Centers: Closing the Technology Gap
In disadvantaged communities such as Caño Martín Peña, the technological gap as a product of inequality has been more marked in times where there is a global pandemic. We identify...
Oct 30, 2020
Safe Spaces for Education as Social Transformation
As we continue to battle the global COVID-19 pandemic the hope of this ends continues to keep us going. It is a fact that our daily life has changed and we had to make adjustments. People have...
Jul 6, 2020
Pandemic but We are Still Keep Going Strong
Caño Martin Peña communities are still strong and the pandemic did not stop Resiliency Centers / Community Kitchens Project. Since the last time you, our dear supporters heard from us...
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