CUNY Service Corps’ Puerto Rico program

By: | Issue: October, 2018
September 27, 2018

Who: 200 CUNY students chosen for the program, divided into eight cohorts

Where: One of three nonprofits, based in San Juan, Orocovis or Barranquitas

When: Two five-day workweeks from June to August 2018

LINK TO MAIN ARTICLE: 3 ways colleges can motivate students to serve

The job: Removing mold and repairing/rebuilding roofs destroyed by Hurricane Maria

Downtime: Participating in bomba classes, visiting historical sites, attending poetry readings at the Poet’s Passage, and joining dinner dialogues with University of Puerto Rico students