BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 10/10/16
Eight months after the LAPD killing of Jose “Peruzzi” Mendez – the 16-year-old killed by LAPD, and four other police killings of young Chicanos in Boyle Heights, an Oct. 6 call-in day action was organized by Centro CSO.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 10/08/16
In front of media cameras and surrounded by family and supporters, Teresa Dominguez, the mother of Jesse Romero, demanded justice for her son.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 8/12/16
On the evening of Aug. 10, hundreds gathered in the heart of Boyle Heights at Breed Street and Cesar Chavez Avenue, demanding justice for Jesse Romero.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/02/16
A militant march and rally was held on International Workers Day, May 1 that brought out the Boyle Heights community by the hundreds.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 3/09/16
On the afternoon of March 8, at Boyle Heights Hollenbeck Park, located in the heart of the barrio, activists and community members celebrated International Women’s Day by demanding, ‘Legalize my mom!’ People of all ages were present.
BY staff | Boyle Heights, CA | 2/13/16
A great show of unity and solidarity against police abuse took place in Boyle Heights, Feb. 12, with a spirited protest of over 50 people.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 2/11/16
On Feb. 6, a 16-year-old Chicano teen, Jose Mendez, was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) by cops from Hollenbeck Division in the Boyle Heights community, located in the East Los Angeles area.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/13/15
Marching and chanting, “Vecinos unidos, jamas seran vencidos!” (Neighbors, united, will never be defeated), over 50 community members, families and activists gathered outside of five Boyle Heights homes, Sept. 9, to fight back against displacement and gentrification.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 4/02/04
Students and parents in East Los Angeles want decent schools. Centro CSO has been organizing for over two years to pressure the Los Angeles Unified School District to build a new high school in Boyle Heights to relieve the extremely overcrowded conditions at Roosevelt High School.