PARACa fellowship

The Agents of Change Empowerment and Retention Program (PARACa) is a summer Internship focused on social action for college students and recent graduates.

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Financial contributions

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Make a custom one time or recurring contribution to support this Project.
Recurring contribution


Become a backer for $5.00 per month and help us sustain our activities!

Starts at

$5 USD / month

Recurring contribution


Become a sponsor for $100.00 per month and help us sustain our activities!

Starts at

$100 USD / month


Let’s get the ball rolling! This is where things get planned and sometimes this is where things get done. Ask questions, thank people for their efforts, and contribute your skills to the service of the community.

PARACa fellowship is all of us

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Everyone who has supported PARACa fellowship . Individuals and organizations that believe in –and take ownership of– our purpose.


Mentes Puertorriqueñas en Acción (MPA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit citizen engagement organization by and for young professionals and college students. Our work has focused on inserting young leaders around Puerto Rico and the diaspora in the social sector in Puerto Rico.

From 2010-2019 more than 234 college students and young professionals have completed the PARACa social action internship with a 71% retention rate. In the past year 2020 internship there were 29 participants in 16 centers that contributed a total of 7,565 hours, $91,876 in resources and managed 61 projects.

We are striving to expand the funding for our program to give stipends and other compensation for the college students and young professional that dedicate their summer to engage in the development of Puerto Rico social sector. We encourage you to visit our web page and find out more about our achievements, projects, and initiatives.

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2020 Annual Report: