From Humbolt Park to San Juan, big banks are robbing our children’s futures

Sara Echevarria speaks about the common struggles of CPS and Puerto Rico against exploitative debt. Photo by Puerto Rican Cultural Center Community groups, members of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community, religious leaders, and union members made a joint statement on Thursday, decrying the predation of financial institutions on Puerto Rico’s public services and residents, and calling on the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank to step in and offer Puerto Rico assistance similar to which was given to big financial institutions over the last decade.