“The Parade will continue to serve as educational platform, as it works alongside the community in a productive and positive manner.”
Claudia is an immigrant rights organizer with the Los Angeles Immigrant Youth Coalition and student at Cal State Los Angeles.
A local police officer and a civilian have been arrested in connection with the murder of 17-year-old Carlos Moreno in April.
“This year’s views and values of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade committee do not conform with the society’s mission of promoting peace and unity.”
“The first thing we need to do, because it generates all of the problems, and that is the drug demand in the United States.”
The “Hernandez” award was awarded a pail and a bucket to dig across the border, a green card, a bag of chips, and a jar of salsa.
In order to be politically active and work for change, we have to have experienced a transformation ourselves.