“Reading to Save Lives”

Over 100 students from 4th to 6th grade at the Maria M. Simons School have taken the challenge! Through Juntos and their humane education lessons, they are learning about the seriousness of animal overpopulation and the sad reality of overcrowded shelters. As a way to help, Adora Negron is challenging them to read. For every […]

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Boys and Girls Club of Vieques

Juntos is now partnering with the Boys and Girls Club of Vieques. We have several dates coming up with them. Two of these dates will involve a reading program with registered therapy dogs.

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Show and Tell Fundraiser Feb 22, 2015

Juntos’ Show and Tell Fundraiser on Feb. 22nd was a huge success. It was informative, well attended and well received. Adora Negron, our humane education teacher stole the evening as she regaled the crowd with success stories from the past school year and talked about our steps for the future. Please check out our latest […]

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Semester reflections by JUNTOS’ Humane Educator Adora Negron

While reflecting on this past school semester during the final days of the year, many moments and faces came to mind. Bright and smiling faces running up to me, hugs that never ended and breakthroughs with students that usually acted as if they didn’t care. It was great to welcome new students to the program, […]

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In Memory of Dennis “Chipper” Lesslie

As an educator, Chipper believed fervently in the value of increasing ones understanding of the world around them. As a lover of animals and a long time resident of Vieques, his experiences led him and his family to strongly support, Juntos Vieques, Inc., the humane education program on Vieques. While other organizations on Vieques continue to work diligently to […]

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raffle winners “cash in”

Earlier this month Harold Margolis, winner of the Vieques Vacation Give-a-Way raffle, and his wife Susan enjoyed a fun filled three day all expenses paid trip to our lovely island. They stayed at La Lanchita, where the sunsets are unsurpassed. They wined and dined in style and were treated to a massage for each and […]

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Proud Achievement of JUNTOS’ Humane Educator.

JUNTOS is proud to announce that Adora Negron, our Humane Educator, is now an official member of APHE, Association of Professional Humane Educators. APHE, is a professional organization for people interested and supportive of humane and environmental education. The Association of Professional Humane Educators developed guidelines to help its members meet and maintain the highest […]

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Humane Education in the Community

Thanks to the collaboration with the REDES program from the Department of Family, JUNTOS shared some time with the young, and not so young, from the Lucila Franco Community. We sat on the floor, barefooted, just like home, and spoke of basic pet care and needs. Some shared cute stories of their pets and some […]

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