“At the center of the criticism is the chief articulator of Bush’s imperial presidency,” we reported in 1992, “the man who wrote the legal rationale for the Gulf War, the Panama invasion, and the officially sanctioned kidnapping of foreign nationals abroad.”
"Here was a messenger whose lyrics call attention to our condition, to the reasons for suffering: The music brings lightness to the feet and makes them dance, but the beat is a marching drum, a call to struggle"
Carmen Díaz lost all her belongings and parts of her home, as well as her work running a childcare center that was damaged by Hurricane Maria. She says serving as a volunteer at Hogar Nueva Mujer has given purpose and meaning to her days since the storm hit.
Hogar Nueva Mujer has been offering therapy, provisions, support, and housing services to domestic violence victims for 26 years. The aftermath of Hurricane Maria has drastically impacted the mental health of all Puerto Ricans.
Laundry Solidario is one of the programs that have been developed at Hogar Nueva Mujer after the hurricane. Participants of the program are grateful for the service that has provided a weekly low-cost laundry service for them who still don’t have electricity in their homes.