ProLibertad website Update
- The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign has updated our website for the month of
March and we wanted to call attention to the following updates!!
Check out the ProLibertad website http://ProLibertadWeb.tripod.com for
1. Juan Segarra Palmer's birthday is this week!! His first birthday in
freedom, with his family and friends!! PLease send him a donation to help
him get on his feet!!
2. It is also Oscar Lopez Rivera's Birthday on Friday March 26th, send hima
c ard and donation!!
3. Learn abou the Ponce Massacre and read about our Women's Histiry Month
Page dedicated to Puerto Rican Political prisoner Haydee Beltran!!
Committee for the Rescue and Development of Vieques
29 February, 2004
SPECIAL REPORT FROM THE PEACE AND JUSTICE CAMP
Today a second radio marathon to support the accused for the First of May
incidents in Vieques was held. We urge you to participate - it's never to
late - in this effort to collect funds to cover the more than 40 thousand
dollars in fines that are part of the unjust sentences against the twelve
arrested for the First of May.
Name and prisoner number):
P.O. Box 2147
SJ, PR 00922-2147
Jos� P�rez Gonz�lez (#21519-069) 5 years
Jos� V�lez Acosta (#23883-069) 33 months
N�stor de Jes�s Guishard (#21716-069) 14 months
Heriberto Hern�ndez Carmona (#22304-069) 4 months
Jos� Monta�ez Sanes (#26317-069 18 months
Jorge Cruz # 26318-069 18 meses
501 Gary Hill Road
P.O. Box 723
Edgefield, South Carolina 29824
(You can also send financial support to the prisoners and families v�a:)
Comit� de Apoyo a los Acusados por Vieques el Primero de Mayo
Apartado 191792 San Juan, Puerto Rico 00919-1792 or deposit
directly in the account:
Banco Popular # 116-26767-4.
Friday March 26th, 2004 at 6:30pm at
Hunter College West Building Second Floor Room 217 (e68th St. and Lexington
Take the 6 Train to e68th St. and Lexington Avenue
The ProLibertad Youth/Student Network, The Puerto Rican Nationalist Youth,
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies and SLAM are announcing our joint
educational: �Building the Puerto Rican Movement: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE�.
The Puerto Rican Independence movement has always been alive in New York
City!! It has been young people and young adults that have carried on the
struggle for freedom and revolution!! Come and join us for a night of
Revolutionary Entertainment and Education. Learn about the organizations
that were educating, organizing and mobilizing Boricuas in the Seventies!!
Come and learn about your REVOLUTIONARY ROOTS!! COME AND LEARN ABOUT THE
PAST AND HELP BUILD THE PRESENT AND FUTURE!!
Join us for a Special Presentation by Powerful and inspirational Nuyorican
Poet Rafael Landron!! "Rafi's Newyorican Anti-war Expressions" is an
attempt to inspire others to nurture the growing anti-imperialist movement
using creativity and greatness. The pieces are meant to spur action! For me,
after the performance is as important if not more so than the pieces
themselves because I will encourage folks to get together and organize their
own expressions of resistance for the future.
For more information call 718-601-4751 or email ProLibertad@...
PANEL PRESENTATIONS BY:
Frank Velgara, El Comite-MINP
EL Comite-MINP was a Political organization that emerged from the democratic
rights struggles around housing, and education and Health in NYC. El
Comite-MINP supported the National Liberation struggle of Puerto Rico
through Working Class Struggle.
Carlos Rovira, The Young Lords Party
The Young Lords were a powerful Puerto Rican Revolutionary organization that
fought for the human and civil rights for all Working Class People of Color.
They were dedicated to the freedom of Puerto Rico and the fight for
Alice Hernandez, The PR Nationalist Party
The Puerto Rican Nationalist Party, was the Party of Don Pedro Albizu
Campos. The Party has continued the struggle for Puerto Rican independence
for decades both in PR and New York City.
Blanca Vasquez, Latin Women�s Collective
The Latin Women's Collective was based in New York City, their political
efforts on behalf of women's issues created an amazing legacy of Latina
feminism and empowerment.
Eli Roman, The Puerto Rican Student Union
The PRSU was an organization of Puerto Rican Youth based in colleges in New
York that organized for freedom, civil rights and unity among poor working
class youth and people of color.
Jose Velasquez, The Puerto Rican Socialist Party
The PSP was one of the largest Socialist organizations in the Puerto Rican
community; they demanded the Independence of Puerto Rico, the democratic
human rights of people, and for socialism in Puerto Rico.
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