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Latina Influencers Coalition to host Twitter Storm for #UnidosPorPuertoRico on Tuesday at 7 PM ET

ORLANDO, FL - October 2, 2017 - (HISPANICIZE WIRE) - After two wildly successful Twitter Storm chats, several Latina social media influencers (Latina Influencers Coalition) are once again joining forces to host the third #UnidosPorPuertoRico Twitter Storm on Tuesday, October 3rd, at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT.

Organized in the hopes of bringing awareness to the urgent needs of Puerto Ricans on the island in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, tomorrow’s Twitter Storm will be attended by a group of high-profile Latinos comprised of authors, journalists, celebrities and activists , including: Lincoln Palomeque, Dayanara Torres, Zuleyka Rivera, Aleyda Ortiz, Doreen Colondres, Pili Montilla, Valery Ortiz, Periko y Jessi, Gaby Natale, Alexandra Olavarria, Doreen Colondres, La Gatita, Franco el Mas Franco, Jessi Le' Belle, Elizabeth Lopez, Anna Azcona, MeliMel, Carlos Adyan, Christopher Millan, Silvana Arias, Sandra Itzel, Marger, and Leonardo Rocco.

“In the digital age, and with the constant din of social media, it’s a real challenge to bring attention to any worthy cause. This is our attempt to amplify the sense of urgency on the island and show solidarity with all Puerto Ricans,” said Laurita Tellado, Founder and President of The Laurita Spina Bifida Project and co-organizer of the Twitter Storm, which is also co-organized by Cristy Marrero of HOLA USA, Rachel Matos of The Art Muse and Blue Lotus Collective, Sili Recio of My Mamihood, Migdalia Rivera, Migdalia Rivera, Founder of Stiletto Media, LLC and LatinaOnaMission.com, Carolina Rubio MacWright of Law Office of Carolina Rubio, Natasha Marquez, online influencer and Digital Director, Voto Latino and Lynn Ponder, Founder of WebCityGirls.

SBS LaMusica, Latino Justice PRLDEF, Friends of Puerto Rico, and Voto Latino are collaborating on the Twitter Storm.

When: Tuesday, October 3rd, 7:00 to 8:00 PM ET / 4:00 to 5:00 PM PT

What: A unified call-to-action to Congress members, media outlets, and advocacy organizations to keep asking for aid for Puerto Rico, and a reminder that the situation in Puerto Rico is a domestic humanitarian crisis occurring on American soil. We are also pushing for the Jones Act to be abolished in order to allow foreign aid to reach Puerto Ricans in dire need.

Hashtags:

#UnidosPorPuertoRico

#ChoppersForPuertoRico

#CongressActNow

#AbolishJonesAct

Latina Influencers Coalition
The Latina Influencers Coalition is a group of Hispanic social media influencers who joined forces and decided to take action in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Living all over the United States and Puerto Rico, the group is organizing a series of #TwitterStorm events, as well as sharing vital information and resources to people on the island and the mainland alike.