The first humane library inaugurated at the middle school

On December 2nd, led by our humane educator Adora Negron, we inaugurated the first Humane Library in Puerto Rico at the middle school (20 de Septiembre de 1988) here in Vieques. The students are so proud as are the Principal, the Librarian and Teachers. In making this school the first Humane school in Puerto Rico […]

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Juntos’s Cool Cats Summer Camp

Juntos’s Cool Cats Summer Camp was a tremendous success. The 25 campers, selected by REDES enjoyed themselves thoroughly and learned so much. Integrated into these five days were issues and activities concerning the environment, endangered animals, cat and dog behavior, pet over population, animal cruelty prevention, pet care and even healthy eating habits! Adora Negron […]

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Congratulations Adora Negron!

On Thursday May 21st in San Juan, Adora Negron was officially congratulated and presented with a diploma from the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). She is the first and so far the only certified Humane Education Specialist in Puerto Rico. This is a momentous accomplishment and a great opportunity for Juntos to continue […]

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Animal Health Day at Communidad Cesar Coca

On April 15 at the request of REDES ((Puerto Rico’s Department of Family and Human Resources) Junto’s brought INCA’s (Isla Nena Clinica de Animales) mobile hospital into the barrio of Cesar Coca. Around 50 children and 15 adults (or about 70% of the homes in that community) attended and received valuable information regarding basic pet […]

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“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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