100×35 Annual Event: PRCC Celebrates 6th Annual Open House, 2nd Anniversary of El Rescate and Grand Opening of Hermosa Office

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On Monday, March 3rd, almost one hundred people visited the PRCC as we celebrated the PRCC open house entitled 100×35+6. This is an annual event in which members of the community and university students complete a tour of the PRCC programs. 

 The event begun at El Rescate where Jose Lopez provided a historical background of the PRCC and was followed by a tour of the various programs of the PRCC and affiliates, including the Batey Urbano, Vida/SIDA, Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School, and Affordable Care Act. We highlighted the 3rd anniversary of El Rescate, our supportive independent living program for homeless youth with a dinner held at Nellies’ Restaurant.

 

Hermosa Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the PRCC’s ACA office in the Hermosa community took place on Monday, March 3rd during the annual 100×35 + 6 event held by the PRCC.  José E. López, PRCC’s Executive Director, and the PRCC staff visited the Hermosa office to see the new space and to congratulate the ACA staff on their hard work, particularly Program Director Mayra Estrella and Office Supervisor Rocio Kanan. Our special guests included State Rep. Luis Arroyo, Luis Arroyo Jr., and Ray Vazquez, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (IPRAC).  The PRCC’s Hermosa office is focused on providing education and enrollment bilingual services in the ACA. We also have a member of the Vida/SIDA team conducting outreach and HIV/STI testing. The office is located at 4046 W. Armitage Avenue. For more information, please call 773-661-9077 or visit us from Monday to Friday (8am to 6pm).

Don’t forget that enrollment for private insurance through the Marketplace ends in March 31st. There is only more month left to get covered! Visit us to enroll! Health insurance is a human right and it is the law! For more information, call us at 773-227-7794 or 773-661-9077.

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