Carmen Yulín Cruz, San Juan Mayor, Makes TIME’s 100

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Earlier this year, Carmen Yulín Cruz (CAS’84), mayor of San Juan, P.R., made Time magazine’s TIME 100: The Most Influential People of 2018. The magazine, in a write-up from actor Benicio Del Toro, cites her “uncompromising refusal to let anyone ignore the lives of those affected” by Hurricane Maria last September. Read more at BU Today.

You can watch Cruz’s Baccalaureate address to the class of 2018 here.

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