On December 12, 2009, National Boricua Human Rights Network organized a summit at Hostos College in the Bronx, New York of old and new activist in the campaign to release the Puerto Rican political prisoners. Folks from Puerto Rico, New England, East Coast, Midwest and California participated in this forum as well as former political prisoners Adolfo Matos, Luis Rosa and Ricardo Jimenez. Community groups, artists, the religious sector, youth organizers and a few elected officials discussed strategies to reengage the Puerto Rican and broader community in the release of Carlos Alberto Torres and Oscar Lopez Rivera.
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