May 30 for Oscar

35 Women X Oscar-CHI: Determined to See Oscar Free

by Erika Abad, National Boricua Human Rights Network This Sunday, May 29, marked the 35th anniversary of Oscar Lopez Rivera’s arrest. In Chicago, family, friends and activists gathered this Memorial Weekend Sunday to call attention to the struggle for Oscar’s freedom, who continues to defend our right to self-determination from inside prison walls. For Oscar, self-determination is one of the primary goals of any community invested in freedom. He writes:

NYC Hosts Successful 2nd National Meeting- Freedom Pa 'Oscar Now

A Summary of Work and Projected Plans During the Valentine’s day celebration, more than 60 people attended the second national meeting sponsored by the NYC May 30th coalition.  Bad weather all day long-cold and snowing day in NY did not stop the activists from traveling near and far. The meeting was held at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College on Saturday, February 14th, 2015 in the Bronx, NY. The image

Call to Mobilize on May 30 NYC for Oscar

On the heels of the successful “100,000 Tweets for Oscar” campaign, the NYC Coordinator to Free Oscar López Rivera is organizing and East Coast mobilization for Saturday, May 30th, 2015. More details to follow. To become a sponsor ($500), please contact Ana López at or Esmirna Matos at