Nadia Writes and Directs “Una Borinqueña en Florida”!

Nadia wrote and directed “Una Borinqueña en Florida,” a puppet show geared towards Puerto Rican children who left the island and moved to the mainland after the 2017 hurricanes.

The show is performed in Spanish and includes a Q&A session, which allows children to ask questions, share their own stories, practice empathy, and connect with others so that they may understand that they are not alone; the show also teaches tactics for dealing with stress, anger, and sadness.

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The show is part of MicheLee Puppets’ “Puppets Helping Kids in Crisis” initiative, designed to help kids from Puerto Rico and Latin American countries heal from their trauma and adjust to life in the United States.