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The family of Alejandro Andrés Toledo Gómez, a 17-year-old boy with various health conditions, affirms that access to the SSI program for residents of the island would alleviate his situation and that of many disabled people.
The family of Alejandro Andrés Toledo Gómez, a 17-year-old boy with various health conditions, affirms that access to the SSI program for residents of the island would alleviate his situation and that of many disabled people. (Ramón “Tonito” Zayas)

Editor’s note: This is the fifth story in the “SSI: Discrimination against Puerto Rico” series, a special project in collaboration with the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Center of Health Journalism, supporting the dissemination of news stories about inequality and health.

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