EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter was not published online at ENDI.com Dear Karina, Last Monday I turned 71. I have fully entered a decade in which we are called “old,” but I feel strong, happy to have been true to myself. As that famous Frank Sinatra song goes, “What is a man? What has he[…]
On August 6, community activists and supporters of the campaign to release Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera, gathered at the Iglesia Cristo y San Ambrosio in Philadelphia for the National Boricua Human Rights Network National Meeting. Attendees journeyed from various East Coast and Midwest cities with the goal of developing an action plan[…]
Defiende Estudiantes en Huelga, Colegio de Abogados y Ataca el Informe de Casa Blanca Sobre Puerto Rico NOTA DEL EDITOR: Tomado de CLARIDAD, el periodico de la naciona puertorriqueña. Editada por razones de espacio. La semana pasada, el congresista puertorriqueño por Chicago, Luis Gutiérrez, estuvo en la Isla para participar de diversas actividades y encuentros[…]
Alicia Rodríguez Tours Philly Philadelphia- The National Boricua Human Rights Network sponsored a successful week of events with former Puerto Rican political prisoner Alicia Rodríguez, in honor of Women’s History Month. Over the course of one week, it successfully reached out to several thousands of people in the Philadelphia area with our campaign for the[…]
• Speaks at UIC, NEIU and Depaul Universities • Visits Lincoln Methodist, First Congregational Church and La Capilla del Barrio • La Capilla Convokes Religious Leadership Table to Re-energize Oscar Campaign On Monday, April 4, Carlos Alberto Torres returned to Humboldt Park for the first time since he was released on parole July 26, 2010[…]
On Tuesday, April 5, 2011 a delegation of religious leaders from across the Chicago area gathered at “Mi Panama,” restaurant for a lunch meeting sponsored by La Capilla del Barrio / The Neighborhood Chapel in honor of former Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres. “The food was good, but the purpose of our gathering[…]
The Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School and National Boricua Human Rights Network respective staff and Boards of Directors send their most sincere condolences to compañera Norma Torres and the entire Torres family on the tragic passing of her daughter, Mariaydee Vázquez.
The National Boricua Human Rights Network is urging all to donate to the fund for Helen Woodson, who is due to be released this year after spending 27 years in prison. Please visit The Nuclear Resister at http://bit.ly/g0fEYj to donate. In November of 1984, Helen was part of the Silo Pruning Hooks action. She went[…]