Evelyn Hernández was falsely accused of aggravated homicide after surviving stillbirth.
#ElPasoFirme: Renowned Artists Residente and La Santa Cecilia to Join El Paso Communities for Sept 7 Action Against White Supremacy
A march and day of cultural resistance is planned by El Paso and civil rights organizations.
Progressive Activists Urge Democratic Presidential Candidates to Return Donations by Hedge Funds and Wall Street Firms Profiting From Puerto Rico’s Crisis
“We are deeply concerned about how your hedge fund donors and corporate donors have exploited Puerto Rico’s pain for profit and worsened its economic crisis.”
New rule reverses decades of long-standing precedent by disqualifying certain immigrants for using programs to help their families thrive.
“We look forward to seeing Trump in court —again— and to seeing justice prevail as we defend immigrant families and our democracy.”
This is a nation of immigrants. Its strength lies in its diversity. Its shame lies in its racial bias.
Place Making by Opposition: Space and Architecture as Combative Sites for Indignation-Driven Insurgency in Puerto Rico
Manifestations took the form of typical as well as atypically dramatic actions intended to show opposition to oppressive political, economic, religious, and/or educational systems/institutions.
The Families Belong Together Corporate Accountability Committee celebrates victory.
Now, we need all the candidates to offer concrete solutions.
“The resignation of Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló was the effect rendered by people of Puerto Rico speaking loud and clear.”
By Carlos G. García-Quijano and Hilda Lloréns It has been widely agreed that the past week’s multitudinous and multi-sectoral protests in Puerto Rico are unprecedented in the island’s history. Political and cultural observers have suggested that the leaked chat, also known as #RickyLeaks and #TelegramGate, is the proverbial straw that broke the camel’s back, after […]
#RickyRenuncia: Dismantling the Puerto Rican Plutocracy’s Hold on the Island’s Educational Institutions
By Enid Rosario Ramos and Awilda Rodriguez Puerto Rican Governor Rosselló’s defiant stay in office amid a long list of corruption scandals —including the arrests of former Education Secretary Julia Keleher and character-questioning leaked chats— is the latest illustration of the assumed entitlement to govern by the Puerto Rico’s wealthy. The resounding and intensifying calls […]
Politicians Should Just Stop Pandering and Admit That Puerto Rico Deserves a Serious Self-Determination Process
Americans still think that they know what is best for their colonial subjects.
What our communities need are concrete solutions that transforms the immigration system to one that prioritizes unity and freedom for all immigrants. A system that is grounded in humanity and compassion, not terror or fear.
As public servants, we have always known that it is our responsibility to provide each student with the space to feel comfortable and safe enough to learn at their fullest potential.
We are a city rich in organizing and resilience. Those who paved the way for him to be here and use our resources will be held to account not only by us, but by history.
For Puerto Rico, the lack of development funds has created a downward spiral that will be hard to remedy.
First legislative action to expand abortion access since 11-year-old rape survivor denied her right to an abortion in Tucumán.
We think that these errors come from not knowing the social dynamics of this part of the world. This is an old evil, repeated again and again.
“History will remember how we treat these vulnerable families in their greatest time of need, and I urge our government officials to act with compassion and care,” Dr. Ramón Tallaj of SOMOS said.