The Making of a Crisis: Disaster Capitalism, Climate Change and Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Thursday, October 29 | Noon |


Natasha’s work focuses on the economic exploitation and
discrimination against low-wage Latina/o immigrant workers, as
well as legal support in the face of the economic and
humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico. She works on both domestic
litigation and international advocacy before human rights
mechanisms concerning issues including: state-sanctioned
violence and failure to protect; self-determination and
decolonization processes; gender justice; and immigrants’ rights.
Natasha is the past president of the National Lawyers Guild, and
co-chairs its subcommittee on Puerto Rico. She is a board
member of the Center for Constitutional Rights and MADRE, an
international women’s human rights organization. She is a
member of the New York City Bar Association’s Task Force on
Puerto Rico and Inter-American Affairs Committee. Natasha is an
adjunct faculty member at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.