Nydia M. Velazquez
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Nydia studied Political Science in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, where she was born and raised. Nydia is a committed leader in the development and empowerment of Puerto Rican communities in the United States. She organized a successful voter registration drive, called Atrevete, which has registered more than 150,000 new voters.
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