BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/21/17
More than 200 determined community members gathered at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights, Jan. 20, to protest and march against Donald Trump.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 1/03/17
A major march against Trump is set for Jan. 20 in Boyle Heights. It is one of many around the country that will coincide with President-elect Trump’s inauguration in Washington DC.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 11/15/16
Several thousand high school students walk out of over six schools to protest Trump.
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 | 7/07/16
Chanting “We want justice for Edwin Rodriguez,” the family and lawyers announced, at a July 5 press conference, the filing of a lawsuit against the County of Los Angeles and Deputy Sheriffs Andrew Alatorre and Sandy Galdamez for the killing of the 24-year-old father.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 6/15/16
On June 11, community members and Centro CSO (Community Service Organization) activists gathered at Boyle Heights Mariachi Plaza, supporting Deferred Action for undocumented immigrants.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 4/18/16
Veteran Chicano and immigrant rights leader Carlos Montes commented today, April 18, on the presentation of oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on DACA+ (Deferred Action for Children Arrivals extension) and DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Americans).
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 | Los Angeles, CA | 2/19/16
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department murdered another young man in East Los Angeles (ELA), Feb. 14.
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.